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The “Value” in Value-based Purchasing and Value-based Insurance Design for MCH Populations. Year Developed: 2016. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): Meg Comeau MHA. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced. Length: 63 minutes.

Annotation: This webinar describes value based purchasing, presented by Meg Comeau, the Co-Principal Investigator for the Catalyst Center.

Policy in Perspective: The Changing Role of Public Health in a Post-ACA Era. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Mathematica Policy Research. Presenter(s): Christopher Trenholm, Judy Bigby. Type: Podcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 6 minutes, 17 seconds.

Annotation: A key role of public health agencies has been to help fill gaps in health care access by providing medical services to the uninsured and underinsured. But with more individuals gaining access to comprehensive coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), programs focused on providing public medical services can now redirect resources to strengthen their other public health functions. In conjunction with National Public Health Week, this podcast, featuring Mathematica Senior Vice President and Director of Health Research Christopher Trenholm and Senior Fellow Judy Bigby, discusses the changing role of public health programs in an era of health care reform.

More than Money: The Keys to Achieving Long-Term Sustainability. Year Developed: 2013. Source: National Healthy Tomorrows Technical Assistance Resource Center at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Presenter(s): Kevin D. Monroe. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: Webinar 1: 65 minutes; webinar 2: 50 minutes; webinar 3: 66 minutes; webinar 4: 70 minutes.

Annotation: This four-part webinar series focuses on providing the public health community with practical knowledge on sustainability based on Mr. Monroe's "fundamental principles and practices to promote program sustainability" -- Results, Resources, and Relationships. These webinars are meant to apply broadly to Healthy Tomorrows projects and can be extrapolated to other Title V programs. Webinars include: (1) How to Package, Promote, or Re-Purpose Outcomes as Results; (2) Strategies for Sustaining Vital Program Resources; (3) How to Mine, Map, and Mobilize Relationships for Sustainability; and (4) How to Implement your Sustainability Plan. Sponsored in part by the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Learning Objectives: Webinar 1: How to Package, Promote, or Re-Purpose Outcomes as Results: • Identify four key sustainability strategies related to Healthy Tomorrow outcomes and results. • Recognize that not all outcomes are equal and the three types of high-impact outcomes. • Consider ways to package and promote existing outcomes to garner the attention of potential supporters and investors. Webinar 2: Strategies for Sustaining Vital Program Resources: • Identify four key sustainability strategies related to Healthy Tomorrow resources. • Describe an asset-based approach to resource development. • Consider options for implementing a relationally rich approach to resource development. Webinar 3: How to Mine, Map, and Mobilize Relationships for Sustainability: • Identify three key trends. • Consider ways to mine, map, and mobilize grantees' sustainability networks. • Analyze the level of involvement of key stakeholders and partners in sustainability network. Webinar 4: How to Implement your Sustainability Plan: • Understand the virtuous cycle of results, resources, and relationships • Identify essential elements necessary for effective team approaches to sustainability planning. • Evaluate the progress of your sustainability planning efforts.

Developing Evidence-Based Programs (WISH Module 4). Year Developed: 2012. Source: North Carolina Institute for Public Health. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.

Annotation: This training provides an overview of evidence-based practices and policies in the context of women's health and how they drive program improvements and lead to better health outcomes. It is the fourth training in a six-part series designed for those public health and/or mental health professionals who oversee health programs and services for adolescent girls and women of reproductive age. It is strongly recommended that users complete the modules in the series in sequence. To see a complete listing for the series please go to the Training Series section of this site. The Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) Online Training Series focuses on key components of an integrated approach to promoting the health of women during late adolescence and throughout the child-bearing years. This training series arose from the need for practice-based tools that advance multi-disciplinary partnership, community engagement and using evidence-based approaches grounded in proven theoretical models. Women's Integrated Systems for Health (WISH) was a training grant funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and the Bureau of Health Professions in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in 2010-13 with a partnership between the NC Institute for Public Health and the Department of Maternal and Child Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health at the UNC School of Medicine. The project focused on promoting integrative community approaches to optimize mental and physical health among adolescents and women of reproductive age.

Learning Objectives: • Define evidence-based practices and policies and potential impact on public health programs. • Define levels of evidence. • Describe two sources of evidence-based programs. • Describe the role of policy in improving integration of care. • Identify mechanisms for monitoring and evaluating programs and policies.

Continuing Education: 0.67 Certificate of Attendance

Achieving Health Equity through Policy, Systems and Environmental Changes. Year Developed: 2010. Source: University at Albany School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Robert Fullilove, EdD; Pamela Ferrari, RN. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 60 minutes.

Annotation: This program highlights a public health approach that includes policy, systems and environmental changes that can significantly impact the social determinants of health and subsequently lay the groundwork to achieve health equity. It explains health disparities, health equity, and social determinants of health, giving examples as seen in community health centers. The speakers describe what policy systems and environmental changes are required for impact to be measurable as measured by a Health Impact Pyramid. Handouts of the presentation (28 slides), CE credit information, and an evaluation and post-test are provided.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the social determinants of health, the effect they have on chronic disease/diabetes and how they contribute to health disparities/inequities. • Explain the differences between health disparity and health inequity. • Understand how health equity affects every individual. • Describe the impact of public policy on vulnerable rural and urban New York State communities • Understand the policy, systems and environmental changes that impact social determinants.

Special Instructions: This training downloads onto your computer and needs RealPlayer to operate.

Continuing Education: Nursing Contact Hours, CME, and CHES credits are available. Users need to fill out an evaluation and post-test.

Experiences with Strategic Planning in Public Health. Year Developed: 2009. Source: South Central Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, PhD; W. Jack Duncan, PhD. Type: Video. Level: Advanced. Length: 90 minutes. Troubleshooting Tips for South Central Public Health Partnership Courses

Annotation: The moderator in this video sits down with two experts in the strategic planning field to discuss definitions and differences between strategic thinking, planning and management. The speakers share their belief that strategic thinking is an integral aspect of every job; at every planning stage, all team members should be included and detailed documentation should be kept. This further provides discussion on how to implement and translate general ideas about strategic thinking, planning and management into a health department setting. They also discuss how this continuous process affects the controlled evolution of an organization and the consequences of an organization lacking understanding of the process. A pdf of slides from the presentation is available for use.

Learning Objectives: • Discuss the requirements for successful strategic planning in public health organizations. • Understand the reasons why some organizations are reluctant to commit to comprehensive strategic planning. • Explain some of the critical factors necessary for implementing effective strategic plans. • Appreciate the dynamic nature of the public health environment. • Conduct a strategic planning process that is simple, structured, participative, efficient and effective.

Special Instructions: To access the video, scroll down on the landing page to the “View Program” gray box and choose a player to open the presentation. [Note: Need Real Player or Windows Media Player to watch]. If you experience problems with playback (e.g., audio fading in and out; video stuttering), you may want to download the video file to your computer, and play the training.

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