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Provider and Partner Resources

  • National Accreditation Public Health Accreditation The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is a non-profit organization, which is jointly sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Robert Wood Johnson foundation. PHAB administers the national accreditation program, whose goal is to promote and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and
  • Grants Management The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) was created in 1877 to regulate medical practitioners and to promote sanitation. Today, the IDPH is responsible for protecting the state's 12.4 million residents, as well as countless visitors, through the prevention and control of disease and injury. The Department's nearly 200 programs touch virtually every age, aspect and
  • Public Health Standards Public Health Standards are measures that evaluate the performance of public health systems. In 2009, the National Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) developed a set of standards and measures document that provides guidance for public health departments preparing for Accreditation. This document assists health department as they select documentation for each measure.
  • Training for Public Health Professionals Listed below are resources with brief descriptions for training public health professionals. For more information on a listed resource, please see RESOURCES in the right-hand column. PHF's Performance Management Toolkit Webinar: Pinpoint the Resources You Need October 1, 2014, EDT. A walk-through of PHF's Performance Management Toolkit, including highlights of key elements in
  • Quality Improvement & Strategic Planning Culture of Quality Quality Improvement Quality improvement uses a deliberate approach to analyzing performance and a systematic method to improve it. The IDPH has adopted the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) quality improvement methodology using Kaizen events and the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) (image of cycle found below) as the framework in implementing continuous quality improvement
  • Performance Management Office of Performance Management The Illinois Department of Public Health promotes operational effectiveness, accountability, and transparency by developing, coordinating, and strengthening efforts to be an outcome-oriented, customer-focused, employee-enabled, and transparent organization. The Office of Performance Management supports the Department of Public Health planning,
  • Public Health Reporting for Meaningful Use The EHR Incentive Program and Meaningful Use is helping hospitals and health care providers collect and report more timely and complete data to Public Health Agencies. Eligible Professionals (EPs), Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) should use the information below to determine the availability of public health reporting systems accepting electronic
  • Infectious Disease Reporting Mandated reporters, such as health care providers, hospitals and laboratories, by law must report suspected or confirmed cases of certain infectious diseases electronically through Illinois' National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (I-NEDSS). If they do not have access to I-NEDSS, they can report by mail, telephone or fax to the local health department (see Resources in
  • Infographics Diseases and Conditions Illinois Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis Infographics (2017) Reducing Risk Human Infection Rodents (2017) Rat Care Health Guidelines (2017) Rat-Borne-Diseases (2017) Opioids in US (2017) Opioids in IL (2017) Love Your Heart (2018) Hepatitis A Guidance for Public (2018) Hepatitis A Prevention and Control (2017) Hepatitis A General (2017) Hepatitis A