Online Program

Lessons learned from accredited health department annual reports and the QI Leaders Academy

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Les Beitsch, MD, JD, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, FL
One of the key cornerstones of public health accreditation is quality improvement and performance management. Since the first health departments were accredited in 2013, many have submitted their annual reports in more than one cycle. This session will include a discussion of lessons learned from accredited health department annual reports and the first PHAB-QI Leaders Academy

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership

Learning Objectives:
Describe quality improvement lessons learned from accredited health department annual reports. Articulate the QI Leaders Academy process and a summary of each of the projects that were successfully completed

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the current Chair of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and have co-chaired the PHAB Evaluation and Quality Improvement Committee for the past two years. I also have numerous publications and consultation work in public health performance management and quality improvement. The information I will be present is derived from the reviews and analysis of accredited health departments' work in QI as it relates to PHAB.
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.