Population Health: Finding Common Ground to Create Positive Change

 

17th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice
Population Health: Finding Common Ground to Create Positive Change

 

Description

Creating a shared vision of what population health is and how successful partnerships are making positive changes throughout communities is the focus of this year's Colloquium.

 

Objectives for Colloquium

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize the gaps between how population health is defined and used by healthcare and public health professionals;
  • Identify opportunities for building collaborative partnerships between public health and health care to solve a population health issue;
  • Describe principles and common elements that lead to successful and sustainable work together;
  • Utilize tools and examples of successful partnerships to improve population health in your community.

 

Target Audience

Public health and health care practitioners, health systems administrators, and payers interested in learning and sharing opportunities to improve relationships that impact population health.

 

Agenda

Welcome & Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

Tanya Uden-Holman, PhD
Director, Midwestern Public Health Training Center and
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Christopher Atchison, MPA
Director, Institute for Public Health Practice
and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice

Population Health and Public Health 3.0: Looking Towards the Future

Don W. Bradley, MD, MHS,-CL
Director, Practical Playbook
Associate Consulting Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke University

Perspectives from the Iowa Department of Public Health

Gerd Clabaugh, MPA
Director, Iowa Department of Public Health

Panel – Population Health in Action

Moderator: Gerd Clabaugh

Panelists

  • Tom Bowman, MBA, CMPE
         CEO, Community Health Care, Inc.
  • Nicole Carkner, MBA
         Executive Director, Quad City Health Initiative
  • Ed Rivers, MPH
         Director, Scott County Health Department
  • Angela Kroeze-Visser, MPH
         Community Health Planner
         Community Health Partners of Sioux County
  • Kim Westerholm, BSN, MA
         Director Children and Family Services
         Community Health Partners of Sioux County

Closing Comments

Tanya Uden-Holman, PhD

 

Sponsored by

  • Institute for Public Health Practice
  • Iowa Counties Public Health Association
  • Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Iowa Primary Care Association
  • Iowa Public Health Association
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • University of Iowa College of Public Health
  • Midwestern Public Health Training Center
  • In Collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Nursing

 

Endorsed by

Healthiest State Initiative

Gaining Ground is a national initiative designed to enhance performance and quality improvement of governmental health departments and advance national accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) issued grants and is providing support to coalitions within Iowa and six other states to develop a sustainable infrastructure to support accreditation readiness, performance, and quality improvement.

Iowa's Coalition includes:

For more information about Gaining Ground activities in Iowa please contact Joy Harris at (515) 281-3377 .

Gaining Ground Together: Making Iowa PHABulous - Training Track 101- Resources

Gaining Ground: 12 Domain Webinars

The Gaining Ground Coalition is in the process of developing short webinars, aimed at local health departments that describe the PHAB domains. To view these webinars please visit http://go.prepareiowa.com/url/di

White Paper: Accreditation in Iowa

In collaboration with the Public Health Advisory Council a white paper describing the case for accreditation in Iowa is available here.

The Local Boards of Health Toolkit is designed to assist board of health and board of supervisor members with their roles and responsibilities in promoting the mission of public health.

This toolkit is not intended to be completed all at one time.

The toolkit focuses on the resources local board of health members may need during their tenure. If you would like to leave your comments or feedback, please click on the Evaluation link below.          

 

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Section IV: Other Public Health LawSection V: Iowa Public Health ModernizationSection VI: Resources

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16th Annual Iowa Public Health Practice Colloquium

Envisioning Public Health & Primary Care in 2030: Exploring Strategies to Create Successful Futures Together

 

Description

What is the future of public health and primary care? What driving forces are shaping each and where might they go in the next ten to fifteen years? This year’s colloquium will explore these questions using futuristic scenarios that consider the likely implications, challenges, and strategies for creating successful futures together.

 

Objectives for the Colloquium

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to use these futuristic scenarios as a living tool to:

  • Test whether current strategies will be effective in the different scenarios.
  • Formulate strategies to more effectively adapt to the changing environment.
  • Assure that strategic plans address the larger picture and longer-term futures of public health and primary care.

 

Target Audience

  • Public health and primary care practitioners
  • Governmental and non-governmental public health agencies/organizations
  • Health care organizations
  • Academic and community partners

 

Agenda

Welcome & Iowa Public Health Heroes Award

Christopher Atchison

Director, Institute for Public Health Practice

Associate Dean for Public Health Practice

 

Scenarios: The Futures of Public Health and Primary Care

Dr. Clement Bezold, PhD

Senior Futurist and Co-Founder, Institute for Alternative Futures

Alexandria VA

 

Scenarios: Setting the Stage for Small Group Discussions

Dr. Clement Bezold, PhD

 

 

Small Group Exercise: Scenario Implications and Strategies

Group Facilitators

 

Full Group Discussion & Robust Implications

Dr. Clement Bezold, PhD

 

Closing Comments  

        Tanya Uden-Holman, PhD

                    Associate Director, Institute for Public Health Practice

                    Associate Dean for Education and Student Affairs

 

 

Sponsored by

Institute for Public Health Practice

Iowa Counties Public Health Association

Iowa Department of Public Health

Iowa Primary Care Association

Iowa Public Health Association

University of Iowa College of Public Health

Midwestern Public Health Training Center

In Collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Nursing

 

Colloquium Materials

 

Links

Institute for Alternative Futures

Public Health 2030 Workshop Instructions

 

Documents

This toolkit provides an introductory sample of training classes, online courses, web links, and publications related to emergency shelter management. The tools in this kit cover the topics of animals in disaster, shelter planning, shelter operations, environmental health and shelters, volunteer management, and family preparedness.

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(Toolkit last updated December 23, 2015)

This toolkit is designed for those currently in public health practice, especially for those who are new to public health.  The information included is for people in all branches and areas of public health practice, from environmental health to policy development to health communication, and everything in between.

This toolkit contains introductor material on public health topics, education and training material relevant to public health practitioners, state and federal public health resources, and an index of pressing topics with which all public health practitioners should be familiar.

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Welcome to the Gaining Ground Video Series. Developed by the Iowa Public Health Gaining Ground Coalition, these videos provide a resource for those pursuing PHAB accreditation.

 

Domain 1: AssessDomain 2: Coming Soon!Domain 3: Coming Soon!Domain 4: Community Engagement

Domain 5: Policies & PlansDomain 6: Public Health LawsDomain 7: Access to CareDomain 8: Workforce

Domain 9: Coming Soon!Domain 10: Evidence-Based PracticesDomain 11: Administration & ManagementDomain 12: Governance

Category: Public Health Administration

Orientation Materials

The Prepare Iowa Learning Management System

Power Point Presentations

Compendium for local public health best practices\ordinances\guidelines

Education and Training Programs

Listing of resources

  1. Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH)
    1. PH Director’s Orientation Guide (doc)
    2. Local Board of Health Guidebook (pdf)
    3. IDPH Mission and Organization
  2. Code of Iowa
    1. Chapter 21: Open Meetings Law (pdf)
    2. Chapter 22: Open Records (pdf)
    3. Chapter 137: Local Boards of Health (pdf)
    4. Chapter 139A: Communicable and Reportable Diseases and Poisonings (pdf)
    5. Chapter 351: Dogs and Other Animals (pdf)
    6. Chapter 455B.172: Jurisdiction of Department and Local Boards (pdf)
    7. Chapter 331: County Home Rule Implementation (pdf)
  3. Iowa Administrative Code
    1. Section 567 – Environmental Protection Commission
    2. Section 641- Public Health Department
  4. Public Health Websites
    1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    2. Healthy Iowan’s website
    3. Iowa Environmental Health Association
    4. Iowa Public Health Association
    5. Iowa Public Health Information (Hardin Library)
    6. Iowa State Association of Counties
    7. National Association of County and City Health Officials
    8. National Association of Local Boards Of Health (NALBOH)
  5. Jail Visits
    1. Information Received on Public Health Staff Making Jail Visits (doc)
    2. Greene County Public Health & Sheriff's Office Agreement (doc)
  6. On-Call Pay Rates by County Agency (xls)
  7. Onsite Wastewater Systems - Time of Transfer
    1. Tama County - Rules & Regulations - Time-of-Transfer Ordinance (doc)
    2. Mills County - Time-of-Transfer Ordinance (doc)
    3. Henry County - Time-of-Transfer Ordinance (doc)
    4. Senate File 261 (doc)
  8. Wage Studies
    1. 2009 Wage Study - Southeast Iowa LPHAs (xls)
    2. Henry County Wages (doc)
    3. Iowa State Association of Counties - Salary Survey
    4. Wage Survey Study - Complete Summary (xls)

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Purpose

The Colloquium will provide a forum to discuss contemporary strategies and tools for performance improvement opportunities (existing and new); improve management, leadership and human resource development; and improve collaborative community relationships. Linkages between performance improvement and other public health initiatives and their relationship to Public Health Standards will be highlighted.  

 

Objectives

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize ways your local public health agency is already working to meet public health standards
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities for your agency
  • Discuss key strategies used to prepare for a Public Health Accreditation Board site visit
  • Access resources and tools designed to assist with meeting the public health standards

 

Target Audience

  • Public health practitioners, including preceptors
  • Governmental and non-governmental public health agencies/organizations
  • Academic and community partners

 

Agenda

1:00     Welcome & Iowa Public Health Heroes Award (video)

Dean Sue Curry, PhD                                 Tanya Uden-Holman, PhD

Dean, UI College of Public Health           Associate Director, Institute for Public Health Practice

 

1:35     An Introduction and History to Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards (video)

An Introduction and History Leading to the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards (Dr. Ronald Eckoff) (powerpoint)

Dr. Ronald Eckoff, MD, MPH

Public Health Advisory Council

Iowa Public Health Gaining Ground Coalition

Dallas County Board of Health

 

1:40     Session I: A Pathway to Public Health Standards: An Example From Local Public Health (video)

A Pathway to Public Health Standards: An Example From Local Public Health (James Hodina) (powerpoint)

James D. Hodina, MS, QEP 

Manager, Environmental Public Health

Linn County Public Health

 

2:30     Session II: Performance Management You’re Closer Than You Think (video)

Oneida County Health Dept Performance Management (Linda Conlon) (powerpoint)

Linda Conlon, RN, BAN, MPH


Director/Health Officer


Oneida County, WI Health Department

 

3:25     Session III: Demystifying the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Site Visit Experience (video)

Site Visitor Insights – What is Important to See to Make Sure the Pieces make a Complete PHAB Picture (Mary L. Kushion) (powerpoint)

Mary L. Kushion, MSA

Retired Health Officer

Central Michigan District Health Department

 

4:10     Closing comments: Next Steps and Resources to Continue Work for Performance Improvement (video)

Next Steps and Resources to continue work for Performance Improvement (Joy Harris) (powerpoint)

Poll (powerpoint)

Joy Harris, MPH                                                     Tricia L. Kitzmann, MPH

Modernization Coordinator                                    Deputy Director

Iowa Department of Public Health                         Johnson County Public Health

Sponsored by

  • Institute for Public Health Practice

    Iowa Counties Public Health Association

    Iowa Department of Public Health

    Iowa Public Health Association

    University of Iowa College of Public Health

    Upper Midwest Public Health Training Center

    In Collaboration with the University of Iowa College of Nursing

 

Colloquium Materials

Documents

9 Things Every Health Department Should Know About Public Health Department Accreditation (pdf)

Do's & Don'ts for Preparing Documentation (pdf)

GUIDE to National Accreditation (pdf)

Public Health Accreditation Board Standards: An Overview (pdf)

Links

National Public Health Performance Standards (NPHPS) (website)

Turning Point: Performance Management Project and Publications (website)

Public Health Accreditation Board (prezi)

NACCHO (prezi)

 

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