Advancing Public Health. Kaye Bender, RN, PhD, FAAN, President and CEO Public Health Accreditation Board National Public Health Performance Standards Training Session May 9,2012 Atlanta, GA. Celebrate What We Are Doing Collectively to Improve the Work That We Love!. Health care reform
Kaye Bender, RN, PhD, FAAN, President and CEO
Public Health Accreditation Board
National Public Health Performance Standards Training Session
Celebrate What We Are Doing Collectively to Improve the Work That We Love!
Health care reform Work That We Love!
Accreditation and Quality ImprovementPublic Health Challenges
How Does Public Health Know What To Do? Work That We Love!
Conduct Work That We Love!assessments focused on population health status and health issues facing the community
Investigate health problems and environmental public health hazards to protect the community
Inform and educate about public health issues and functions
Engage with the community to identify and solve health problems
Develop public health policies and plans
Enforce public health laws and regulations
Promote strategies to improve access to healthcare services
Maintain a competent public health workforce
Evaluate and continuously improve processes, programs, and interventions
Contribute to and apply the evidence base of public health
Maintain administrative and management capacity
Build a strong and effective relationship with governing entityEssential Services/Twelve Domains
National Prevention Strategy Work That We Love!
Public Health Quality Indicators
National Public Health Performance Standards
National Public Health Infrastructure Improvement
Community of Practice in Public Health Improvement
Public Health AccreditationNational Initiatives
Population-centered Work That We Love!
EfficientDHHS Nine Aims as Characteristics of Public Health Quality
Integration of Primary Care and Public Health – Work That We Love!Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health
For the Public’s Health:
The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability
Revitalizing Law and Policy to Meet New Challenges
Investing in a Healthier FutureInstitute of Medicine
Community health assessment Work That We Love!
Community health improvement plan
Health department strategic plan
Submitted with the application
Reviewed by PHAB staff for completeness but not quality and content
Reviewed for quality and content by site reviewers
Criteria included in Standards Domains 1 and 5Three Prerequisites
Accreditation of the health department is one important step on the journey to creating a culture of quality improvement in public health.QI is the Accreditation Cornerstone
Set focus on a vital few priorities on the journey to creating a culture of quality improvement in public health.
Create a sense of urgency for measurable results and a culture of quality
Engage every employee
Build QI time into daily workload
Adopt fact-based decision making
Ensures transparent accountability
Reward and celebrate progressTransformation Through Accreditation and QI
Quality Improvement on the journey to creating a culture of quality improvement in public health.
Leadership and governance
Workforce developmentAccreditation Themes
Public Health on the journey to creating a culture of quality improvement in public health.
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