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Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Nine health departments recently received accreditation, bringing the total number of health agencies meeting nationally recognized performance standards to 220. Read about it in this story from The Nation's Health.
The Nation's Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education

The Nation’s Health: New criteria for accreditation to chart updated course for public health education

The Council on Education for Public Health's revised accreditation criteria aims to graduate public health students ready to practice from day one.
Public health accreditation: Q&A with Kaye Bender

Public health accreditation: Q&A with Kaye Bender

New national standards are providing a roadmap for health departments to measure performance and instill a culture of quality improvement, says Kaye Bender, executive director of the Public Health Accreditation Board. Learn how accreditation can help health departments survive, and even thrive, in a time of tight budgets.

Health officials announce new effort to strengthen public health departments

For the first time, health departments across the country now have the opportunity to become accredited – just as universities, hospitals and parks do now. Launched today by the Public Health Accreditation Board in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the national accreditation program encourages health...