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Performance Improvement Events and Sessions at APHA 2012 
Are you attending the 140th APHA Annual Meeting and Expo next week in San Francisco, CA? There will be a number of sessions and events related to performance improvement, accreditation, health planning, quality improvement, Healthy People 2020, etc. You can download a list here. Be sure to bring it with you and use it as a guide to finding out the latest information about these exciting public health topics!


Upcoming Event: Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit
The Community Indicators Consortium (CIC) Impact Summit will be held November 15-16, 2012 in College Park, MD. Join this network of practice and research and learn more about the leading measuring and monitoring initiatives, impact and communications strategies, and innovations in community health, sustainability, education, economic development and more. This highly interactive conference will present a variety of formats for sharing lessons, asking difficult questions, getting answers, and connecting with colleagues and collaborators new and old.
One of the sessions will feature the stories of two of NACCHO's CHAs and CHIPs for Accreditation Preparation Demonstration Sites. Other session topics include performance management and health equity.
For more information, or to register for the conference, click here.  

Upcoming ASTHO Webinar on ROI  
Are you able to justify your state health agency programs based on their value? Are you able to show a return on money spent doing quality improvement within your state health agency?  If not, you need to participate in the Association of State and Territorial Health Official's webinar!
ASTHO is pleased to present a webinar on Return on Investment (ROI) featuring ASTHO's own resident expert Karl Ensign, Director of Evaluation. 
In addition to Mr. Ensign's presentation, we are honored to have two cast studies featuring Josh Czarda, Virginia Department of Health's Performance Improvement Manager and Theresa Green, Director of Community Health Policy and Education, University of Rochester Medical Center.  Ms Green was previously with the Berrien County Health Department in Michigan.
For more information and to register, click here