Online Program

Building a Healthier Mississippi

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Kay Henry, RN, MSN, Mississippi State Department of Health, Jackson, MS
The presentation will describe the ways MPHA has been involved in partnering with the Mississippi State Department of Health in promotion of its accreditation efforts. Describe the training around Performance Management conducted with APHA grant funds and the role that has played in assisting accreditation in Mississippi. Lastly, review key findings and directions through the state health assesments and the role MPHA has played to assist creating a Healthier Mississippi.

Learning Areas:

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

Learning Objectives:
Describe the public health infrastructure in Mississippi and the state of accreditation Discuss the current findings related to the State Health Assessments and Health Planning efforts to date Explain the role the APHA grant and MPHA have played in the process of accreditation

Keyword(s): Accreditation, Quality Improvement

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked with MSDH to encourage and educate the state, district and local health departments in Mississippi about voluntary national accreditation. I’ve worked with other organizations to promote participation in the State’s campaign to support accreditation, “Building a Healthier Mississippi,” I participated in the PHAB Beta test at MSDH and serve on the State Advisory Board for Public Health Accreditation. I am a member of the QI workgroup and the Workforce Development planning group.
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.