Moving toward a culture of quality: Lessons learned from public health accreditation beta test sites
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related nursing
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe conditions necessary to succeed in preparing for developing a quality of culture; Identify strategies for educating the public health workforce in quality improvement practices and principles; Describe the “lessons learned” from beta sites preparing for accreditation.
Keyword(s): Accreditation, Quality Improvement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a doctoral student completing my final project with the Public Health Accreditation Board focusing on public health systems improvement, I conducted a survey of PHAB beta sites preparing for accreditation. In my current role as a health administrator with Public Health - Seattle & King County, I am involved in quality improvement and systems improvement with the centers and programs I have administer.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.