Accreditation and Performance Improvement


NNPHI and its member institutes support numerous public health improvement initiatives. For instance, NNPHI hosts trainings, webinars, and conferences and manages programs that build the community of practice of public health improvement and facilitate the sharing of resources and best practices. Many of NNPHI’s members support these initiatives and partner with health departments to offer technical assistance in areas related to public health improvement.


Featured Event
  • Register now for the Open Forum for Quality Improvement (Web)
    June 12 -13, 2014; Kansas City, Missouri
    The Open Forum is a unique opportunity to learn from leaders in the field of quality improvement for public health and network with your peers. A pre-meeting workshops on performance management will take place on Wednesday, June 11th. Registration closes on Friday, May 16th or when maximum capacity is reached. 
  • Submit an Abstract for the Open Forum for Quality Improvement (Web)
    Abstracts due Friday, April 11, 5:00 PM CT
    NNPHI is now accepting abstracts for roundtables and poster presentations for the Open Forum. This is an exciting new opportunity for you to help shape the content of the conference. Plus, one presenter for each abstract that is accepted will receive full sponsorship to attend the Open Forum, including sponsored airfare, lodging, registration, and other approved expenses. Abstracts must be submitted by 5:00 pm CT on Friday, April 11th. Learn more and submit an abstract on the "Abstracts" tab on the Open Forum registration site.
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Featured News
  • Nine More Health Departments Accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (Web)
    March 20, 2014. Public Health Accreditation Board.
    The Public Health Accreditation Board awarded five-year national accreditation status to nine more public health departments. The decisions bring the number of public health agencies now recognized by PHAB as high-performing health departments to 31. The newly accredited health departments are Columbus Public Health, Columbus, Ohio; Cook County Department of Public Health, Oak Forest, Ill.; Delaware General Health District, Delaware, Ohio; Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, Minneapolis, Minn.; Loudoun Health District, Leesburg, Va.; Marion County Health Department, Salem, Ore.; Missoula City-County Health Department, Missoula, Mont.; Oneida County Health Department, Rhinelander, Wis.; and Tooele County Health Department, Tooele, Utah.

  • Gaining Ground Informational Webinar: Archived Recording Now Available (Web)
    March 25, 2014. National Network of Public Health Institutes.
    View the archived recording of the March 21, 2014 informational webinar about the Gaining Ground Initiative.
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For more information on NNPHI's Accreditation and Performance Improvement activities, please contact Whitney Magendie, Program Coordinator, at .


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