3310.0 Strengthening Performance to Improve Service Delivery: Year II of the National Public Health Improvement Initiative

Monday, October 29, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Oral
The National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII), administered by the Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aims to strengthen state, tribal, local and territorial health departmentsí performance management capacity and improve their ability to meet national public health standards. In the second year of the initiative, grantees continue to develop and enhance systems and adopt evidence‐based practices that drive improved service delivery. This session will detail the progression of NPHII grantees as they undertake efforts toward improving public health practice in their communities. Speakers will provide an overview of the NPHII program, discuss evaluation findings, and detail the unique role of performance improvement managers in the health department.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the goals of the National Public Health Improvement Initiative. 2.Identify efforts to encourage the adoption of performance management in health departments.
Organizer:
Moderator:
Nikki Lawhorn, ScD, MPP
Discussant:
Liza Corso, MPA

2:30pm
Select Findings from the NPHII Evaluation
Nikki Lawhorn Rider, ScD, MPP

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Organized by: APHA-Center for Public Health Policy