Standardized Data: A Powerful Tool for Public Health

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 [...]

By |2021-06-02T15:34:55-05:00May 28th, 2021|Standardized Terminology|0 Comments

Standardized Terminology for the Future of Public Health

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, [...]

By |2021-04-30T23:47:30-05:00April 30th, 2021|Standardized Terminology, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do The Revised EPHS Fit In With Other Public Health Frameworks?

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 [...]

Expert Webinar: Public Health as the 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.

By |2018-10-30T12:36:07-05:00November 14th, 2018||0 Comments

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 [...]

How Does Champ Software Help 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 the Chief Health Strategist. Both public health practice and policy are transforming to address changing population health challenges. This [...]

By |2018-09-11T16:38:32-05:00September 11th, 2018|Public Health 3.0|0 Comments

Why Should Your Health Department Fill the Chief Health Strategist Role?

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 [...]

What is a Chief Health Strategist?

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, [...]

10 Basic Things You Need to Know About Public Health 3.0

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 [...]

By |2019-03-01T17:32:37-06:00August 24th, 2018|Blog Expert, Health Equity, Public Health 3.0|0 Comments

Addressing Root Causes: Trauma-Informed Practice (Part 2)

How to Employ Trauma-Informed Practice In Part 1 of this article, I shared about a webinar I attended on trauma-informed practice, hosted by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice out of the University of Washington titled, "Trauma-Informed Practice - A Rural Perspective". The presenter was Karolyn Holden, BSN, RN, Director of Grays Harbor County [...]

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