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Promoting Evidence-Based Decision Making in a Local Health Department, Pueblo City–County, Colorado

If a performance standard is not met within a program at the Pueblo City–County Health Department, the program becomes a quality improvement project in which the evidence-based decision making process is used as the method of improvement, synthesizing similar steps from the plan-do-check-act model.

Figure. Integration of evidence-based decision making, quality improvement, and plan-do-check-act at Pueblo City–County Health Department, Colorado.


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