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Grantee Meetings

Annual invitation-only meetings convene performance improvement managers (PIMs), grantees, CDC staff members, subject matter experts, faculty, and other partners to improve the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve the goals and objectives of NPHII through the use of data for action principles and advancing the lessons learned through peer-to-peer sharing.



2014 NPHII Grantee Meeting

The fourth annual NPHII grantee meeting was held Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Meeting Goals

To provide opportunities for grantees to

  • Increase knowledge about how the National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII) fits into the national public health discussion
  • Increase grantee capacity to maintain and sustain work toward NPHII objectives by obtaining resources and tools from fellow PIMs, capacity building assistance (CBA) partners, and subject matter experts
  • Expand and enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities in sustainable practices that will help strengthen public health services and outcomes
  • Communicate strategies and lessons learned related to maintaining and sustaining accreditation, quality improvement, and performance management in their jurisdictions
  • Clarify the NPHII close out procedures and related administrative processes involved with bringing planned program activities to conclusion
  • Celebrate NPHII program accomplishments and opportunities for success

Post-Meeting Training Opportunity

The Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT): Advancing Performance in Agencies, Systems and Communities was held April 24-25, 2014, in Atlanta, GA. This training—the 12th in an annual series—was sponsored by CDC and the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI). It offered topics of interest to PIMs, such as public health agency accreditation, systems performance standards, quality improvement, health assessment, and improvement planning, including how these support an overall public health improvement strategy.

More information and meeting agendas [PDF-256KB]

2013 NPHII Grantee Meeting

The third annual NPHII grantee meeting was held April 25-26, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia.

Meeting Goals

To provide opportunities for grantees to

  • Gain information from NPHII officers and leaders about the National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII), how NPHII fits into national public health discussions, and how NPHII efforts can be sustained
  • Gain resources from CBA partners and fellow PIMs
  • Share and realize resources, tools and lessons learned with fellow PIMs strengthen public health services and outcomes by expanding and enhancing knowledge, skills, and sustainable practices among performance improvement professionals

Pre-Meeting Training Opportunity

The 11th annual workshop,Public Health Improvement Training: Advancing Performance in Agencies, Systems, and Communities, was held April 23-24, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. This training was sponsored by CDC, the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), and public health improvement partners. The training offered topics of interest to PIMs, such as public health agency accreditation, quality improvement, state and community health assessment and improvement planning, and performance management.

2012 NPHII Grantee Meeting

The second annual NPHII grantee meeting was held on May 9-May 11, 2012, in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Meeting Goals

  • Empower performance improvement staff by expanding and enhancing their technical knowledge and skills
  • Identify and discuss how best to support sustained performance improvement practices across public health jurisdictions

Agenda

Pre-Meeting Training Opportunity

The Improving Public Health: Exploring Agency, Systems, and Community Health Improvement Tools training workshop was held May 8–9, 2012, in Atlanta, GA. This training—the 10th in an annual series—was sponsored by CDC and public health accreditation partners. This training offered topics of interest to PIMs, such as public health agency accreditation, systems performance standards, quality improvement, health assessment, and improvement planning, including how these support an overall public health improvement strategy.

2011 NPHII Grantee Meeting

The Office for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support (OSTLTS) convened the inaugural NPHII grantee meeting March 30-April 1, 2011, in Atlanta, GA. This meeting was designed to increase grantees’ awareness and knowledge of systems-thinking and skills for applying performance management tools and practices. OSTLTS brought together five of the capacity building assistance (CBA) partners, CDC staff, and subject matter experts, who provided grantees one-on-one and group technical assistance and also led presentations and interactive sessions. Grantees also had networking opportunities to share ideas and practices. More than 250 people attended the meeting, including 136 grantee representatives, 25 CBA partner representatives, and 96 CDC staff members.

Meeting Goals

  • Empower performance improvement staff by expanding and enhancing their technical knowledge and skills
  • Facilitate and support the establishment and implementation of a sustainable Performance Improvement Managers Network
  • Identify and discuss how best to support sustained performance improvement practices across public health jurisdictions

Meeting Materials

Meeting Summary and Evaluation

Meeting Summary and Evaluation Report [PDF - 4.4MB]

If you have any questions, please send us an email at nphiitateam@cdc.gov.

About NPHII

NPHII supports state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies through the Prevention and Public Health Fund to make fundamental changes and enhancements in their organizations and implement practices that improve the delivery and impact of public health services. NPHII also supports efforts to accelerate the achievement of national public health standards and agency readiness for accreditation.

These national standards help ensure public health agencies are

  • Generating objective information needed to make critical decisions about the future of programs and services in their communities
  • Advancing public health practice by improving service, value, performance, management, leadership, and accountability
  • Delivering the 10 essential services that underpin all public health programs

 

 


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