Thursday, December 12, 2013

Public Health Accreditation Update

Maine CDC submitted its Statement of Intent to apply for national Public Health Accreditation on Dec. 5. The Statement of Intent is the last official step before Maine CDC applies for Accreditation in early 2014. 

In November, Maine CDC's Accreditation Coordinator presented during a session titled Preparing for Accreditation: Readiness Review and Other Lessons from Maine at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference. The presentation showcased efforts in Maine to build accreditation support, assess Maine CDC's readiness, and address specific gaps in performance through quality improvement efforts. 

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