Tag Archives: Naomi Rich

New Data Insights: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Climate Change, Preparedness, and More

The PHAB Research and Evaluation team shares examples of accreditation insights found via the Data Portal and other PHAB data sources related to ACEs, climate change, and preparedness. Almost two years ago, the Public Health Accreditation Board introduced our new Data Portal, a data visualization tool to explore accredited health department performance data. Users can explore data related to Standards

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Inside the Transformation and Innovation in Public Health JPHMP Supplemental Issue

Guest editors share highlights of a new JPHMP supplemental issue, Transformation and Innovation in Public Health. We are at a critical juncture in public health practice in the United States and must take the path towards transformation. Governmental public health departments seek to respond and address ongoing public health challenges despite chronic underfunding, staffing shortages, and crumbling and outdated infrastructures

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Staffing Up: Determining Public Health Workforce Levels Needed to Serve the Nation

by Naomi Rich Using Data to Inform Adequate Public Health Staffing Needs Since 2008, there has been a significant decrease in funding for governmental public health, which already operates with minimally sufficient levels of staff. Continued funding reductions have severely impacted staffing capacity and hindered the ability of our nation’s health departments to address community needs and protect and promote

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