254037 A National Perspective on the Performance Improvement Managers Network Successes and Challenges in Supporting Agency-Wide Performance Improvement

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM

Melody Parker , Agency and Systems Improvement Branch, CDC/OSTLTS/DPHPI, Atlanta, GA
The National Public Health Performance Improvement Initiative: Strengthening Public Health Infrastructure for Improved Health Outcomes (NPHII) is a 5-year initiative that provides US state, tribal, local and territorial health departments with resources to adopt and institutionalize cross cutting performance management and quality improvement methods and approaches to improve accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of public health programs and services. Since the launch of NPHII in 2010, 74 state, tribal, local and territorial health department grantees have hired or designated an individual to serve in the role of Performance Improvement Manager (PIM). This session will focus on the role of the PIM in leading performance management and improvement activities within health departments, and how the PIM Network supports the efforts of performance management and NPHII.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the session participants should be able to: Describe the membership of the PIM Network based on evaluation results Describe the multiple mechanisms through which the PIM Network communicates Describe the categories of resources available to PIMs Discuss opportunities/possibilities to grow and sustain the PIM Network beyond the NPHII timeline

Keywords: Quality Improvement, Performance Measurement

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a member of the staff solely responsible for development/creation and implementation of the session's topic area. I am a Public Health Advisor within te CDC/Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support's Agency and Systems Improvement Branch which is responsible for supporting the Performance Improvement Manager's Network.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.