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National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII)

Gila River Indian Community

Awardee Points of Contact

Principal Investigator
Janice Anderson
5356 West Pecos Road
Laveen, AZ 85339

Performance Improvement Manager
Janice Anderson

CDC Points of Contact

Performance Officer
Jeffrey Brock

Grants Management Specialist
Terika Slocumb

All CDC Contacts

Official Website:
Gila River Indian Community

2013 Funding (Year 4)

  • Amount of funding: $250,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Complete the planning and implementation phases of the community health assessment
    • Continue collaboration with partner agencies to complete a community health profile
    • Complete a Health Resource Department self-assessment and develop a work plan to address needs related to particular standards and to aid in readiness activities
    • Increase the effectiveness of the Community Health Education Program
    • Enhance performance improvement through workforce development of the Health Resource Department

2012 Funding (Year 3)

  • Amount of funding: $250,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Develop a community health assessment, a community health profile, and a community health improvement plan
    • Conduct an organizational self-assessment against Public Health Accreditation Board standards
    • Conduct performance improvement initiatives in awardee’s Disease Surveillance Program

2011 Funding (Year 2)

  • Amount of funding: $100,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Consolidate three major entities that provide prevention and treatment health care services under a new health authority to improve the delivery of services and improve performance measures
    • Develop an organizational structure to increase quality and accountability
    • Establish a roadmap for an integrated health care system
    • Support a stable, well- trained workforce
    • Increase efficiencies in both prevention and treatment

2010 Funding (Year 1)

Component I

  • Amount of funding: $100,000
  • 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

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  • Page last reviewed: November 9, 2015
  • Page last updated: November 9, 2015
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