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Program Spotlight: Lab Licensure

By | January 24th, 2013|Licensing|

Those of you that actually read these posts know that we run Arizona’s benchmark public health laboratory.  But many of you might not know that we also license and inspect clinical and environmental labs in AZ and even some in other parts of the country through our Clinical and Environmental Laboratory Licensing and Compliance programs.  [...]

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D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair is Oct. 18…TODAY!

By | October 18th, 2012|General|

In honor of National Disability and Rehabilitation Employment Awareness Month ADES and several community partners will host the D.R.E.A.M. Job Fair to provide job and networking opportunities for people with disabilities in Maricopa County today (Oct. 18) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gateway Community College (108 N. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85034). The goal of the job [...]

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Outcomes: Public Health’s Lighthouse

By | October 16th, 2012|Behavioral Health, General|

One of our primary objectives over the last couple of years has been to shift the focus of our performance measures away from process and procedures toward actual outcomes.  In other words, we don’t want to measure our success on whether someone’s paperwork is right, but on whether the services we provide actually help folks achieve [...]

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Home Baked Cottage Industry Employment Grant

By | August 8th, 2012|General|

The AZ Developmental Disability Planning Council is proud to announce an exciting new grant opportunity for organizations that want to help folks with developmental disabilities and their families develop their own cottage industry food business.  The initiative is tied to one of our primary goals on the Council: to help folks with developmental disabilities to [...]

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Public Health Budget

By | May 9th, 2012|General, Newborn Screening|

 The Governor signed the budget this week - here's a look at how some of it affects public health: Behavioral Health Services for folks that don’t Qualify for Medicaid The budget that was just signed includes about $39M in new funding for services for folks with a serious mental illness that don’t qualify for Medicaid.  [...]

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Outcomes- Public Health’s Lighthouse

By | November 18th, 2011|Behavioral Health, Prevention|

One of our primary goals over the last couple of years has been to shift the focus of our performance measures toward actual outcomes.  In other words, we don’t want to measure our success on simple activities like whether we did an intervention, placed an ad, or whether someone’s paperwork is right- but on whether [...]

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