Websites

 

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) is a leading quality improvement organization that offers technologies, concepts, tools, and training to create better workplaces and communities worldwide.
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United State, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ.
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is a not-for-profit organization leading the improvement of health care throughout the world. IHI offers information, tools, and resources to health care professionals who want to improve care.
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national organization representing local health departments. NACCHO offers reports, tools, and resources to support local health department quality and performance improvement efforts.
  • National Network of Public Health Institutes - Quality Improvement Section features a variety of tools and resources - including presentations, examples and guides - on many QI topic areas.
  • NC State University Industrial Extension Service (IES) was established in 1955 to help NC businesses prosper. IES provides QI initiatives to 650 businesses and healthcare organizations annually to increase productivity, efficiency, and quality. Most recently IES has begun to apply Lean methodology in health care organizations.
  • Public Health Foundation (PHF) is dedicated to achieving healthy communities through research, training, and technical assistance. PHF provides a variety of tools and resources to help state and local public health agencies with performance management and quality improvement.
  • Public Heath Quality Improvement Exchange (PHQIX) is a centralized communication hub dedicated to supporting quality improvement efforts in public health practices throughout the United States.
  • The Community Guide is a free resource that summarizes the effectiveness, economic efficiency, and feasibility of interventions in order to help communities choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease.
  • The Public Health Accreditation Board is dedicated to raising the standard for public health by working with leading public health experts from the field to develop a voluntary national accreditation program that will help public health departments assess their current capacity and guide them to become even better providers of quality service, thus promoting a healthier public.

 

 

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