November 1, 2012
This study assessed the variability in investigation, prevention, and control of communicable diseases of public health significance among Washington State local health jurisdictions Washington State residents receive different public health advice ...
December 1, 2013
This study of 11 leaders from Washington’s local health jurisdictions, programmatic mandates, funding restriction, local stakeholders, and workforce capacity trumped research evidence and perceived community need in public health resource allocation.
April 22, 2013
New Public Health
NewPublicHealth is speaking with directors of health departments who recently were accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board. We spoke with Mary Selecky, director of the Washington State health department, about accreditation.
December 19, 2012
Study participants expressed a strong value for data and evidence, but faced challenges regarding their agencies' limited access to and capacity for interpreting data for decision-making.
January 7, 2007
The Multistate Learning Collaborative is expected to identify tools that can be used by health departments in preparation for accreditation.