The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has awarded five-year national accreditation status to 17 governmental public health departments. The 14 local and 3 state health departments accredited Nov. 10 represent the largest group of candidates to achieve the prestigious designation … Continue reading
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An updated version of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards and Measures Version 1.5 has been uploaded to the PHAB website effective Thursday, October 1, 2015. Since the release of the PHAB Standards and Measures Version 1.5 in January … Continue reading
On August 4, 2015, the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) awarded five-year accreditation status to four health departments: Central Valley Health District, Jamestown, North Dakota Thomas Jefferson Health District, Charlottesville, Virginia Illinois Department of Public Health, Chicago Washtenaw County Public … Continue reading
To raise awareness of the Action Plan’s importance and to foster a greater understanding of the Action Plan’s numerous benefits to the health department, PHAB has created a new video titled “Life After an Action Plan.” In the video, Rex … Continue reading
Standards and Measures Version 1.5 Now Available in Print Printed copies of PHAB Standards and Measures Version 1.5 are now available for purchase. In addition to being offered as a free download from PHAB’s website, you may now purchase hard copies … Continue reading
The Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) in December marked its 20th anniversary with the advanced online release of a special issue highlighting public health department accreditation. Titled “Transforming Public Health Practice Through Accreditation,” the anniversary issue is … Continue reading
Three health departments this week joined the growing ranks of those accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The decisions bring the number of public health departments now recognized by PHAB as high-performing health departments to 22. Click here … Continue reading
PHAB Special Feature: Q&A With Judge Henry Bertram: ‘The whole atmosphere within our organization was changed because of accreditation’ Boards of health hold important roles in the national accreditation movement. In this Q&A, Judge Henry Bertram, chair of the Board … Continue reading
Alexandria, VA — The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) this week awarded five-year national accreditation status to five public health departments. The decisions bring the number of public health agencies now recognized by PHAB as high-performing health departments to 19. … Continue reading
The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) has awarded five-year accreditation status to three public health departments. Accreditation status was awarded May 30 to Polk County Health Department in Balsam Lake, Wis.; Summit County Combined General Health District in Stow, Ohio; … Continue reading