July 12, 2012
New Public Health
Jonathan Fielding, MD, MPH, MBA, County Health Officer and director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, responsible for all public health functions including surveillance and control of both communicable and chronic diseases, was ...
February 11, 2009
The County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency is the public health department in this California county of 264,000 residents that blends urban, rural and agricultural communities.
January 1, 2003
From 1993 to 2001, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, developed and implemented Community Health in Focus, a program designed to use the convening role of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to stimulate action on health care issues identified by local communities.
August 28, 2008
Staff at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and its Michigan-based subcontractor, TSI Consulting Partners, developed a program to train state health officials in strategic effectiveness skills.
September 1, 2011
Mapping allows local health departments to visually communicate data and identify and address gaps between services and health outcomes.