National Network of Public Health Institutes

The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) provides fiscal and administrative management for Public Health Institutes (PHIs), which are nonprofit organizations that improve the public’s health by fostering innovation, leveraging resources and building partnerships across sectors, including government agencies, communities, the health care delivery system, media and academia.

Available online: http://www.nnphi.org/

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Accreditation / Essential Services: The National Network of Public Health Institutes and its member institutes have long recognized the value of supporting agency and systems improvement and have engaged in many activities toward accreditation and performance improvement in public health. Examples of the NNPHI accreditation and performance improvement programs include the National Public Health Performance Standards (NPHPS) and Strengthening the Community of Practice for Public Health Improvement (COPPHI).
  • Governance: The National Network of Public Health Institutes and its member institutes have extensive expertise in supporting sound decision making and policy change at all levels.
  • Quality Improvement: The National Network of Public Health Institutes and its member public health institutes (PHIs) are engaged in numerous Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP) initiatives with a broad range of partners, including public health departments, hospitals and community-based organizations.
  • Research and Evaluation: The National Network of Public Health Institutes and its member institutes have extensive experience in implementing research and evaluation systems for a wide variety of public health programs at the local, state and national levels. Collectively, the evidence-based work of NNPHI and its members contributes to program development, quality improvement, and increased efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability. A network-wide commitment to building the evidence base for public health practice and supporting state and local public health system partners in the use of evidence to inform decisions leads to improved public health policy practice.