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Model Practices Winners


 
2015 Model Practice Winners

These programs were reviewed by a committee of peers (other local health department professionals) and were determined to be initiative programs, resources, administrative practices, or tools that demonstrates exemplary and replicable qualities in response to a local public health need. A model practice meets the following criteria: local health department (LHD) role, collaboration, innovation, responsiveness, and evaluation (both process and outcome). A promising practice exhibits the potential to become a model practice.

 
Model Practices

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Managing Organizational Performance by Aligning SMART Expectations through a System of Shared Accountability

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Identifying Children Eligible for Low Cost Health Insurance through Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Utilizing Incident Command (IC) to Address Congenital Syphilis in Broward County, Florida

Cumberland-Vineland Health Department
Vineland, NJ
South Jersey Mobile Unit Task Force

District 3, Unit 1: Cobb-Douglas Health District
Marietta, GA
Cobb Safety Village - Interactive Health and Safety Education

Grand Forks City County Public Health Department
Grand Forks, ND
Alliance for Healthcare Access

Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health
Minneapolis, MN
Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Program within an STD Clinic:An innovative HIV prevention approach for MSM

Houston Department of Health and Human Services
Houston, TX
The State of Health of Houston/Harris County

Kane County Health Department
Aurora, IL
Assessing and Improving Routine Food Inspection Report Completeness

Kane County Health Department
Aurora, IL
Implementing Quality Improvement Projects with Medical Providers to Increase Smoking Cessation among Low Income Patients

Kansas City Health Department
Kansas City, MO
Developing Regional Collaboration for Underserved Populations

Maricopa County Department of Environmental Health
Pheonix, AZ
Food Safety Partnership

Panhandle Public Health District
Hemingford, NE
National Diabetes Prevention Program in the Panhandle

Pinellas County Health Department
St. Petersburg, FL
Obesity Treatment for Uninsured/Low Income Populations

San Bernardino County Department of Public Health
San Bernadino, CA
Improving Food Safety Through the Health Education Liaison Program (HELP)

Seminole County Health Department
Sanford, FL
Electronic data collection and screening label creation systems increase accuracy and savings for School Health Program.

Tri-County Health Department
Greenwood Village, CO
Anthrax Prophylaxis Streamlined Population Screening Form

Tri-County Health Department
Greenwood Village, CO
Alternate Care Facilities Functional Annex

Union County Health District
Marysville, OH
Prevention of Older Adult Falls through Home Assessment and Modification

 
Promising Practices

Adams County Health & Human Services Department
Friendship, WI
Adams County Community Wellness Program

Alachua County Health Department
Gainesville, FL
Regionalization of a Well Surveillance Program Enhances Health Protection and Economies of Scale

Barren River District Health Department
Bowling Green, KY
Environmentalists as Partners: Customer Satisfaction with Restaurant Inspections

Brevard County Health Department
Viera, FL
Drowning Prevention Awareness Program

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Improving Organizational Efficiencies and Meeting EHR Requirements through Development of a Scanning Procedure

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Increasing Clinical Efficiencies through the Use of an Electronic Content Manager

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Performance Management Through Use Of Cascading Scorecards In A Centralized Performance Management System

Broward County Health Department
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Using Patient Tracking Technology in a Point of Dispensing Vaccination Operation to improve client flow

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
Champaign, IL
Integrating HIV Prevention and Care Services

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District
Champaign, IL
No Arm Left Behind : A Hospital -LHD partnership to provide free school physicals and immunizations to the underserved

Clark County Public Health
Vancouver, WA
Partnering with Faith Communities to Tackle Inequality

Independence City Health Department
Independence, MO
The Mile Starts Here: A Walking Program

Knox County Health Department
Galesburg, Il
KCHD's Experience with the NACCHO ASI Grant: A 6 Month Collaborative Resulting in 4 Completed QI Projects and a QI Plan

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department
Lawrence, KS
Impacting Breastfeeding Rates through Quality Improvement and Workforce Development

Nassau County Department of Health
Mineola, NY
" Recipes for Health"

Nassau County Department of Health
Mineola, NY
TB Track

Northeast Texas Public Health District
Tyler, TX
Fired Up for Prevention - Center for Healthy Living

Oakland County Health Division
Pontiac, MI
Closed POD Planning Toolkit for Special Populations

Oklahoma City-County Health Department
Oklahoma City, OK
Chronic Disease Prevention and Management: Place-Based Strategies

Orange County Health Care Agency/Public Health
Santa Ana, CA
Waste Not Orange County

Pasco County Health Department
Dade City, FL
One Health Mobile Medical Unit

Pinellas County Health Department
Largo, FL
Pinellas County WIC and Nutrition Drive Thru Services

Rockland County Department of Health
Pomona, NY
Embracing Technology to Self Register Clients and Deliver STI Clinic Negative Results 

Rockland County Department of Health
Pomona, NY
In the Spirit of Collaboration: An Innovative Approach to Conducting NeoNatal Herpes Investigation

Salt Lake County Health Department
Murray, UT
Injury Prevention Report Cards

Tri-County Health Department
Greenwood Village, CO
Assessing the Needs of Physicians and Providing Resources to Address Barriers to Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration