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Building Capacity to Support and Study QI in Local Georgia Public Health Systems
Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research
  • William C Livingood, University of Florida/Shands-Jax-CHEQR & Georgia Southern University JPHsuCOPH
  • Nandi Marshall, JPHsuCOPH, Georgia Southern University
  • Angela Peden, JPHsuCOPH, Georgia Southern University
  • Ketty Gonzales, East Central Health District; Augusta, GA
  • Gulzar H Shah, Georgia Southern University
  • Russ Toal, JPHsuCOPH, Georgia Southern University
  • Kellie Penix, JPHsuCOPH, Georgia Southern University
  • Dayna Alexander, JPHsuCOPH, Georgia Southern University
  • Kay Davis, Southeast Health District, Waycross, GA
  • Sylvester Nixon, Coastal Health District, Savannah, GA
  • Purity Cummings, East Central Health District, Augusta, GA
  • William Riley, Arizona State University
  • Lynn Woodhouse, JPHsuCOPH, Georgia Southern University
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Abstract

The study of quality improvement within Georgia’s local public health systems provides important insight into the use of regional bodies as quality improvement (QI) collaboratives and multijurisdictional entities. This report describes QI initiatives following a RWJF funded quick strike research grant to assess health district capacity to conduct QI in Georgia’s local public health systems. These QI initiatives use QI to improve public health outcomes including: Adolescent pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infection prevention, HIV prevention and control, and HIV Management.

Citation Information
William C Livingood, Nandi Marshall, Angela Peden, Ketty Gonzales, et al.. "Building Capacity to Support and Study QI in Local Georgia Public Health Systems"
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gulzar_shah/3/