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Sharing Public Health Data in New Ways

By | February 4th, 2019|General|

Public health professionals use data to drive decisions about public health priorities, the need for new programs or policies, and the effectiveness of public health intervention. However, without clear and accessible data, it’s difficult to make informed decisions. That’s why over the last several years, we’ve worked hard to improve our data displays to enhance [...]

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State By State Injury Report

By | May 29th, 2012|General|

People get hurt because of unsafe acts and unsafe conditions. It’s always easier to deal with unsafe conditions- because you can often make a system change and have an impact.  Changing unsafe acts (behaviors) is a lot harder.  Anyway- a new report came out this week called The Facts Hurt: A State by State Injury [...]

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Border Health Partnerships

By | July 12th, 2011|General, Licensing, Preparedness, Prevention|

A few weeks ago I blogged about the June plenary session of the Arizona Mexico Commission called Arizona & Sonora: Gateway for Innovation.  The conference provided an opportunity to move forward a bi-national agenda supported by Arizona and Sonora.  The health committee discussed regional approaches to valley fever surveillance, burn patient infrastructure, substance abuse, TB, border [...]

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Filling the Gaps

By | July 3rd, 2011|Behavioral Health|

We made more progress filling our key positions in behavioral health this week. We're delighted that Ashraf Lasee, MPH, Dr.PH, M.B.B.S has agreed to serve as our new Division Chief for Quality Management.  Ashraf has a keen respect for data and understands the importance of solid data collection and analysis in driving quality improvement.  She recognizes the importantance of data integrity, understands its importance in program performance [...]

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