Advocating for public health priorities is an increasingly vital role for public health officials. By the end of the webinar participants will understand the difference between educating, advocating, and lobbying. They will also be able to identify at least three types of factors which influence decision makers.
When public health captures standardized data by using an electronic health record (EHR) with a standardized taxonomy it gives public health professionals a powerful voice in the healthcare marketplace. A review of the evolution of public health and its correlation to data collection and use will help clarify the importance of good solid data. Public [...]
What is standardized terminology? If you’ve read our previous articles, you may already know, “a standardized terminology is simply a common language, nomenclature, classification, or taxonomy designed to be shared among users. Standardized terminology allows interoperability between technologies like electronic health records.” Standardized terminology helps clinicians, providers, public health workers, and others communicate their interventions, [...]
If you've been following this article series, you know we've been discussing the September 9, 2020 live reveal of the newly revised 10 Essential Public Health Services. In this article, we’ll explore how the revised EPHS compare to other public health frameworks, as described by the committee who revealed the revised essential services during the [...]
How Have Other Local Health Departments Positioned Themselves as Community Chief Health Strategists? (Part 1)
We hope you've been following our blog article series on public health as the community chief health strategist. If you read our recent blog article, "What is a Chief Health Strategist," then you may remember that we shared an example of a local health department that was taking on the role of chief health strategist [...]
You won't want to miss this excellent presentation! Sandra Tubbs will present on how Horizon Public Health has moved to adopt and implement Public Health 3.0 in their health department. Amy Reineke will discuss her experience becoming the Chief Health Strategist for her health department and leading Horizon Public Health into its role as community chief health strategist.
Champ Software's public health EHR, Nightingale Notes, helps public health agencies meet the 5 goals of Public Health 3.0. Public health practice is being enhanced and broadened as pioneering local public health departments shift focus to address social determinants of health (or upstream determinants of health), collaborate across non-traditional sectors, and embrace the role of [...]
If you've read our article, "What is a Chief Health Strategist?" then you may be wondering why your health department should fill the role of the chief health strategist for your community. The US Department of Health & Human Services has issued a challenge to public health workers, “Public health leaders should embrace the role [...]
Perhaps you’ve been surrounded lately by discussions about Healthy People 2020 or Public Health 3.0 and how your health department can achieve it. Public health practice is being enhanced and broadened as pioneering local public health departments shift focus to address social determinants of health (or upstream determinants of health) and collaboration across non-traditional sectors, [...]
If you're interested in learning a bit more about Public Health 3.0, you're not alone. While there are many health departments across the country already implementing the goals of Public Health 3.0, there are still many health departments who are unsure where to begin or may have never even heard the term. This article will [...]