Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Call for Abstracts by the Health Administration Section of the American Public Health Association for the APHA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Call for Abstracts by the Health Administration Section of the American Public Health Association for the APHA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition


November 15-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana


Healthography: How Where You Live Affects Your Health and Well-Being


Submission Deadline: Thursday, February 13, 2014


We invite all APHA members to be primary members of the Health Administration section and welcome all new, returning and continuing members to submit abstracts to our section! Health Administration is the right section for you if you have an interest in assuring the highest quality public health practice, identifying important issues in the advancement of quality and best practices in health administration, and seeking solutions that advance the health of the communities in which we live and work. The Health Administration section is also the right place for you if you value nurturing, supporting, training and exchanging information with public health and healthcare administrators of all disciplines and publicly advocating the highest quality practice based on sound administrative and scientific principles.


This section invites papers for presentation that address research, practice and policy issues as they relate to health administration and leadership in domestic and international governmental public health agencies, for profit and nonprofit health organizations, academia, business, industry and other settings.


Papers should identify specific administrative and leadership challenges in health administration practice. We encourage papers that focus on solutions including best practices, promising models for the future, and/or instructive failures that offer lessons learned for improvement. These papers should focus on how insights learned from research or practice can be applied in other settings.


Topics of interest include:


Administrative models for improving equity in access, quality, and outcomes


Administrative models for improving patient safety


Administrative models for public health preparedness


Challenges and benefits of social media for health administration


Collaborative improvement efforts in health administration


Core competencies in health administration


Cross-pollination between public health administration and healthcare administration


Emerging challenges in health administration


Ethics and accountability in health administration


Evidence-based health administration


Healthography: Administrative models for overcoming geographical differences in health outcomes


Impacts of the Affordable Care Act


Improving population health through healthcare administration


International perspectives on health administration


Managing risk in health administration


Model practices for mentoring and succession planning in health administration


Model practices in program evaluation


Models for coalition building and policy influence in local health departments


Models for effective management of public health advocacy campaigns


Models for user-centered design of public health interventions


Models of academic / practice partnerships


Public Health Systems and Services Research (PHSSR)


Quality Improvement in Public Health Administration


Successful models for communicating with policymakers


Successful models for meeting PHAB accreditation standards


Translation of health administration theory and research to health administration practice


Using technology to improve health administration practice


Workforce development, professional development, and human resources management in health administration


Workforce diversity in health administration


Program Planner Contact Information:


Alan Card, PhD, MPH, CPH, CPHQ

Evidence-Based Health Solutions

PO Box 62

Notre Dame, IN 46556

Phone: (863) 877-0122

alan.j.card@gmail.com


and


Akilah Cadet, MPH

Quality Management--Department of Education and Training

San Francisco Department of Public Health--San Francisco General Hospital

1001 Potrero, Bldg 30, Suite 3200

San Francisco, CA 94110

Phone: 415-206-4013

Fax: 415-206-4450

akilah22@gmail.com