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Session: Quality Improvement in Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges
5166.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Quality Improvement in Public Health: Opportunities and Challenges
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) compare strategies used by governmental and private organizations to improve public health outcomes; (2) assess the success of public health improvement programs based on their reach, feasibility, effectiveness, and efficiency; and (3) evaluate remaining challenges and unresolved issues in improving public health programs.
Moderator(s):Ron Bialek, MPH
2:30 PMPromoting Health, Nutrition and Fitness--A Health Plan's Response to the Governor's Challenge to Combat Obesity  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nancy Wongvipat Kalev, MPH, Jennifer Nuovo, MD, Peggy Haines, RN
2:45 PMRising above the tide: One public health program's response to Hurricane Katrina  [ Recorded presentation ]
DeAnn Gruber, PhD, M. Beth Scalco, MPA, LCSW
3:00 PMImproving Performance in Florida's Local Health Departments  [ Recorded presentation ]
Catherine A. Brewton, MS, Dennis Cookro, MD
3:15 PMWithout lines of communication - How to obtain effective functionality immediately following a major disaster: A case study
Jeanette Magnus, MD, PhD, Danielle Broussard, PhD (Candidate), Antor Ndep Ola, MPH, CHES, Gail Rome, Meshawn Tarver, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA