3215.0 Advances in Public Health Quality Education and Measurement

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session highlights continued efforts at the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop tools and fundamental concepts for increasing knowledge on methods for improving quality in public health. Discussions will focus on closing educational gaps by introducing a public health quality course and related educational materials, demonstrating processes for developing public health quality measures and showing the relationship to population health improvements, highlighting methods for operationalizing the 9 aims for improvement of quality in behavioral health programs, and exploring the value of the public health quality concepts to quality assessments in mobile health clinics.
Session Objectives: Define the 9 aims and 6 priority areas for improvement of quality in public health Design curriculum that includes coursework on public health quality Explain the value of public health quality to improvements in population health management Discuss the relationship of public health quality to improvements in behavioral health interventions Describe contributions of Mobile Health Clinics to achieving public health goals
Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH


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Organized by: APHA-Innovations Project

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)