Assessment and Planning Services

Education and Training

PHA Lean Six Sigma for Public Health Certification Courses — Purdue Healthcare Advisors offers public health-targeted Yellow and Green Belts as project-based courses in which participants learn by working on improvement projects for their own organizations while guided by PHA. PHA’s services enable a core group of team members to participate in Lean improvement initiatives as engaged and informed team members, co-facilitators, facilitators, and/or project leads. Inquire about course availability by contacting Sheila Kelty.

Lean Six Sigma training initiatives can:

  • reduce costs in a resource-starved environment
  • streamline bureaucratic processes
  • improve delivery of local health department services
  • prepare health departments for national accreditation

Organizational Development

  • Strategic planning
  • Accreditation readiness services
  • Organizational culture assessments
  • Public health system performance assessment
  • Public health workforce competency assessment

Community Development

  • Community health assessments
  • Community health improvement planning

Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • Hazard vulnerability assessments
  • Healthcare service continuity planning

Program Evaluation