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Accreditation Preparation & Quality Improvement


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The National Association of County and City Health Official's next performance improvement webinar, "The Social Determinants of Health in Assessment and Planning: Challenges and Solutions," will take place on Monday, March 30th at 3:00PM ET. This program will feature the stories of two local health departments (LHDs) and a new NACCHO-developed tool, 'The Community Health Improvement Matrix.' Participants that have community health improvement plans are encouraged to have a copy to reference during the webinar.

Join NACCHO for this FREE 90-minute webinar featuring representatives from local health departments in North Carolina, and New Orleans who will share their work on these initiatives and provide insight into how it has helped them improve health department performance and community health outcomes. Space is limited, so register now. More »



 
Accreditation Preparation
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PHAB administers the voluntary national accreditation program for state, local, territorial, and tribal health departments. 

NACCHO provides tools, resources, and training opportunities to local health departments (LHDs) to assist in their preparation for accreditation.

The Accreditation Preparation page includes resources organized by stages of the preparation process. 

The Accreditation Preparation: CHA and CHIP Prerequisites page features information about community health assessment and community health improvement planning.

The Accreditation Support Initiative page shares information about LHDs across country preparing for accreditation.

 
Quality Improvement
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PHAB's accreditation program is grounded in quality improvement (QI). NACCHO offers resources for health departments as they work to build cultures of continuous QI and prepare for national public health department accreditation. Whether your agency has just begun to incorporate QI principles, or the QI activities are more formal, NACCHO has tools to help.

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National Public Health Improvement Initiative

Local and State Health Departments funded under the Affordable Care Act, National Public Health Improvement and Capacity Building Initiatives will receive direct Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) and support in the form of TA, training, tools, resources, and support that will enhance health department capacity to improve internal practices, increase efficiencies and develop and support new infrastructure and systems to increase their effectiveness and efficiency, subsequently enhancing the public health infrastructure and improving health.

For more information, click here.

 

Please contact Jessica Solomon Fisher with any questions at jfisher@naccho.org or 202-507-4265.


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