Webinar: Quality Improvement Strategies for Public Health Emergency Preparedness

In a webinar given on November 19th 2008, researchers from the RAND Center for Public Health Preparedness provide guidance on applying quality improvement (QI) methods to public health emergency preparedness, including:

  • How agencies can use QI methods to identify areas for improvement and to develop strategies for making effective changes
  • Examples of first-hand experiences from a pilot QI learning collaborative in public health emergency preparedness
  • How to use small scale drills for performance assessment and continuous improvement

Featured Presenters

Debra Lotstein, M.D., M.P.H., Project Director, PREPARE for Pandemic Influenza Pilot Learning Collaborative, RAND Corporation

Jeanne S. Ringel, Ph.D., Deputy Director, RAND Center for Public Health Preparedness

April Swartout, M.P.A., Public Health Program Coordinator, Genesee County, MI Health Department

PREPARE for Pandemic Influenza: A Quality Improvement Toolkit

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