Tag Archives: Partnership

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.

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Further Insight from CSTE’s 2021 Epidemiology Capacity Assessment (ECA): Accelerating Applied Epidemiology to Advance Public Health Infrastructure

CSTE is leading national efforts to recruit and retain the applied epidemiology workforce. An additional 8000 epidemiologists with specialized skills and expertise are needed at state, territorial, local and tribal health agencies to adequately conduct epidemiology activities.

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Public Health Training Centers Partner with Community Health Worker Organizations to Train and Support the CHW Workforce

Public Health Training Center (PHTC) case studies demonstrate how partnering with Community Health Worker (CHW) supporting organizations can leverage existing training capacity (in Needs Assessment, Training Development and Delivery, and Student Placement in applied practice) to elevate the vital CHW workforce. There is growing evidence that CHWs can improve their clients’ health behaviors and health outcomes, particularly within vulnerable communities,

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