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  • Open Forum Champions

    Becoming a champion isn’t easy—not in sports and definitely not in public health. The Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation, an event that immerses public health leaders and professionals in compelling, innovative, and emerging content from experts in the field, has a group of champions who have definitely earned their titles. These individuals have […]

  • Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) 2018

    About PHIT The annual Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) is a one-of-a-kind training experience offering two days of interactive sessions, intensive peer sharing and learning, and purposeful networking opportunities. The two-day event also features hands-on sessions on topic areas, such as: Performance management and quality improvement, National accreditation and reaccreditation, Workforce development, and Health assessment […]

  • Advancing Public Health: The Story of the National Public Health Improvement Initiative

    The National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII) represented an unprecedented opportunity for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments to improve their efficiency and effectiveness. CDC invested in NPHII to infuse quality and performance improvement methods in health departments across the United States. NPHII […]

  • When Opportunities Converge: Deena Mosbarger’s #PHITinSix story

    This is the final blog of our four-part #PHITinSix series, where we highlight an attendee of our 2016 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) each week. This week, meet Deena Mosbarger. Deena is the Human Resources and Special Projects Director at the Clay and Effingham County Health Departments. Deena’s Story Change is never easy. Following the departure of […]

  • Connecting Pictionary and Public Health Improvement Training: Christina Perea’s #PHITinSix

    This is Part One in the four-part weekly #PHITinSix series, spotlighting attendees of our 2016 Public Health Improvement Training.  This week, meet Christina Perea, an Accreditation Coordinator at the New Mexico Department of Health-Office of Policy and Accountability. Christina’s Story Why did my organization attend PHIT? Our department is currently in Phase 3 of the Quality Improvement […]

  • Our Public Health Network Continues to Lift Up Humanity

    The 2016 election cycle reminds us just how contentious democratic processes can be, and historians and political scientists will study November’s election for years to come. Moving into 2017 and beyond, we will have to navigate the challenges related to the new administration’s plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, to diverge from […]

  • The 12th Open Forum for Quality Improvement (QI) in Public Health: Doing more, better.

    NNPHI staff recently returned from the 12th Open Forum for Quality Improvement (QI) in Public Health, held October 15-16, 2015 in Seattle, WA. This Open Forum continued many of the most meaningful traditions of the meeting series: powerful plenary presentations on big picture population health topics; interactive breakout and discussion sessions sharing the latest tools […]

  • “The With Principle”: When It Comes to Building Workforce Capacity for Quality Improvement, ‘With’ Is the Most Important Word in NNPHI’s Vocabulary

    Like-minded professionals gather at our semi-annual Open Forum for Quality Improvement (QI) in Public Health to co-learn and collaborate on using QI to improve public health performance. Building on adult learning principles, Open Forum participants explore QI theories and then apply them to every day practice. More than 300 tend to join us for the […]

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