Collaboration facilitates the use of PDMP data for epidemiologic studies and public health surveillance, which results in sustainable analyses and dissemination of actionable data that are now driving public health action in West Virginia.
Job Applications: How Much Will You Get Out of Bed For?
This week, Dr. Katie Schenk examines how to decide which public health jobs are worth going through the effort of making an application.Read more »
There are (at least) three major issues facing public health finance. Let’s talk about it.
The accuracy of the Public Health Activity Estimate is in question. Those and other data quality issues have impeded accurate accounting of public health expenditures. Enhancements are needed for how public health expenditure data are defined and tracked.Read more »
State Health Agency Collaborations to Enhance and Leverage Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) for Public Health Surveillance and Clinical Decision Making
Collaboration facilitates the use of PDMP data for epidemiologic studies and public health surveillance, which results in sustainable analyses and dissemination of actionable data that are now driving public health action in West Virginia.Read more »
Enhancing Public Health Messaging on Twitter
We analyzed Twitter accounts across ten regional communities to examine social media communication patterns and found certain words that led to increased engagement.Read more »
Organizational Trainings Can Increase Knowledge and Engagement with Health Equity Work in Cancer
The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) efforts to build capacity to address cancer disparities are bolstered by staff health equity-related trainings and engagements.Read more »
What Does Job Security Mean in Public Health?
With opportunities in public health increasingly advertised as consulting contracts rather than job opportunities, get ready for even lower expectations regarding employer accountability to the workforce.Read more »
I Asked ChatGPT About Public Health Service and Resource Sharing and the Output Was Not Actually Terrible
New technologies such as ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence natural language processing tool, have the potential to benefit public health but must be approached with caution.Read more »
Pilot Testing the Public Health Learning Agenda Toolkit
The Public Health Learning Agenda for Systems Change Toolkit provides an innovative process to use transformative learning as a driver for systems change.Read more »
Innovation Series: Public Health Systems Change
Registration is open for the next PHNCI Innovation Webinar in this ongoing series. Learn more.Read more »
Health Equity in Public Health: How Do You Measure Something That Is Not Universally Defined?
Without consensus on the definition of health equity or a standard method for measuring it, attempts at measurement become complex and challenging.Read more »