Date Developed: 10/28/2015. Source: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. Presenter(s): Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.
In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Betty Bekemeier, PhD, MPH, FAAN, reviews the importance of collecting standardized data and demonstrates how the information is being used to make the case for public health services. The intended audience is local, state, and tribal public health professionals; Program staff and managers working in environmental health and communicable disease prevention. A recording, slides, and a slides handout are available.
• Describe ways in which local health department administrative data can be used to demonstrate the value of public health services.
• Describe the need for and value of standardized public health services data for public health performance, advocacy, and building evidence.
• Describe opportunities for filling critical gaps in local public health services data.
NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink.