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Florida Department of Health

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Principal Investigator
C. Meade Grigg
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Performance Improvement Manager
Daphne Holden

CDC Points of Contact

Performance Officer
Lisa Cooper

Grants Management Specialist
Marquetta Williams

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Jurisdiction: Statewide
Official Website:
Florida Department of Health

2012 Funding (Year 3)

  • Amount of funding: $1,093,662
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Use collaborative processes that result in agency strategic plans, state/community health assessments, and state/community health improvement plans to meet accreditation prerequisites while identifying and addressing shared priority health issues
    • Conduct quality improvement projects to increase agency efficiency, effectiveness, and customer satisfaction
    • Collect and use performance management data to drive decision‐making and identify best practices
    • Launch strategies and tools to develop, improve, support, and assure a competent public health workforce

2011 Funding (Year 2)

  • Amount of funding: $1,093,662
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Use performance management and quality improvement tools to prioritize activities, practices, and programs and to eliminate those with limited or no public health impact
    • Integrate the identification and submission of promising practices with business operations for a sustainable approach to increasing the number of promising and best practices submitted and implemented
    • Ensure that 70% (47 of 67) county health departments (CHDs) will produce at least 2 of the 3 prerequisite documents for national, voluntary agency accreditation
    • Ensure that CHDs and state program partners will present at least four one-hour webinars on strategies to address cross-jurisdictional public health policy and law related-priorities using the Community Guide, other evidence-based practice compendia, and local best practice models

2010 Funding (Year 1)

Component I

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project:
    Awardee will:
    • Focus on building, institutionalizing, and implementing performance management capacity within health departments
    • Support full-time "Performance Improvement Manager" who will participate in a national network of performance improvement professionals supported by CDC

Component II

  • Amount of funding: $1,660,128
  • Description of Project:
    Awardee will enhance public health improvement efforts beyond Component I through two or more categories including: performance management, policy and workforce development, public health system development/redevelopment and best practice implementation.

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