Tag Archives: Kevin A. Kovach

A Portfolio Approach for Innovation in Public Health: Introducing the Innovation for Equity Matrix

Public health organizations should incorporate a strategic innovation process to maximize their likelihood for success. A portfolio approach to innovation is one way to support a strategic innovation process by analyzing the mix of an organization’s current and planned work. A portfolio approach can be an important part to your organization’s idea generation phase. This July, the Journal of Public

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Avoiding Unintended Consequences in Public Health: Ensuring that PHAB Accreditation Reduces Health Disparities Between Public Health Jurisdictions

It is vital to ensure that PHAB accreditation is accomplished in a way that maximizes its impact on health equity and does not systematically leave out jurisdictions. In our article titled, “An Analysis of How Characteristics of Local Health Department Jurisdictions Influence Involvement in PHAB Accreditation: Implications for Health Equity,” my colleague, Ashlyn Lipnicky and I set out to explore

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