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National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII)

Indiana State Department of Health

Jurisdiction: Statewide
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Indiana State Department of Health

2013 Funding (Year 4)

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Continue working toward multi-jurisdictional public health accreditation with five local health departments
    • Implement new quality improvement projects
    • Implement an agency dashboard to track existing performance outcome and process measures
    • Collaborate with the Public Health Foundation to implement a new external learning management system in TRAIN for increasing the training of the state public health workforce
    • Update the state health assessment to include the National Public Health Performance Standards state assessments and the new Indiana Indicators website

2012 Funding (Year 3)

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Monitor and evaluate the agency performance management system
    • Support six local health departments in preparation for multi-jurisdictional public health accreditation
    • Assist additional local health departments with strategic planning technical assistance
    • Continue to develop the quality improvement initiatives and training for agency staff and build sustainability
    • Apply for public health accreditation

2011 Funding (Year 2)

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Use a multi-jurisdictional approach to achieve accreditation for nine health departments
    • Complete a public health accreditation gap analysis
    • Perform an assessment of services delivered among the nine local health departments
    • Provide quality improvement training and strategic planning process education
    • Train staff in quality improvement and implementation of agency strategic plan
    • Develop a performance management system based on the strategic plan

2010 Funding (Year 1)

Component I

  • Amount of funding: $300,000
  • 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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