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Data and Performance Measurement

Division Highlights:

Re-releasing Performance Measurement Technical Assistance Series

In July 2013, the Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) presented two technical assistance webinars for MCH Training Program Directors and Data Coordinators:

  • Emphasizing the importance of performance report data in demonstrating program impact
  • Communicating how performance measure data is used by DMCHWD staff
  • Providing consistent TA across DMCHWD Programs for upcoming performance report submission
  • Providing an opportunity for targeted Q&A with DMCHWD staff

The archived webinars are available for on-demand viewing:

Photo of presenter, Michelle Menser MPHPresented by:
Michelle Menser Tissue, MPH
Public Health Analyst
Division of MCH Workforce Development
Maternal and Child Health Bureau

Discretionary Grant Information System

Maternal and Child Health Discretionary Grants fund more than 900 projects through 88 programs each year. The Discretionary Grant Information System (DGIS) collects program and performance measure data that help assess the effectiveness of the programs and enable HRSA to monitor the projects. The grants, which address issues ranging from autism to emergency medical services to vision screening, help to ensure quality health care is available to the U.S. women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families, including fathers and children with special health care needs. Click here to go to the DGIS web page.

Did You Know?

Long-Term Trainees Who Work in an Interdisciplinary Manner at 5-Years Post Training

a pie chart representing the preceeding textDid you know that across MCH Training programs, 78% of long-term trainees work in an interdisciplinary manner to serve the MCH population 5 years post-training?

green square Working in an interdisciplinary manner
blue square Not working in an interdisciplinary manner

Former Long-Term Trainees Working With Underserved Populations or Vulnerable Groups in 2012

a pie chart representing the preceeding textDid you know that approximately three-quarters of former long-term trainees worked with underserved populations or vulnerable groups 5 years post-training in 2012?

green square Working with underserved / vulnerable groups
blue square Not working with underserved / vulnerable groups

Student Awards

VISIONARIES: Spotlight on Success

Congratulations to Brianne Bostian, MPH and Alex Shi, MSc. Communications, Directors of the Children's Vision Massachusetts video, Open Eyes, Open Doors, on receiving the American Public Health Association Vision Care Section Morton W. Silverman Outstanding Student Project Award; 2014

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A Strategic Plan for the Division of MCH Workforce Development:

Click to learn more about about the Division's 2012-2020 National GoalsThe Division of MCH Workforce Development uses a nationally focused multiyear strategic plan to guide its work and offer guidance to other entities invested in the MCH workforce. Four major themes drive our 2012-2020 National Goals: MCH Workforce Development, Diversity and Health Equity, Interdisciplinary / Interprofessional Training and Practice, and Science, Innovation and Quality Improvement. Read more about our current investments and core values.

Performance Measures TA Webinar Part 1

Performance Measures TA Webinar Part 1

Performance Measures TA Webinar Part 2

Performance Measures TA Webinar Part 2

Discretionary Grant Information System

Discretionary Grant Information System

Pediatric Nutrition Obesity Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN)

2012-2020 National Goals

Student video wins APHA Outstanding Student Project Award
Student video wins APHA
Outstanding Student Project Award

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