Addresses Public Health Priorities

This tutorial offers educational resources to help providers achieve compliance with the criteria in the “Addresses Public Health Priorities” category of the Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation.

The commendation criteria in the “Addresses Public Health Priorities” category reward accredited providers that leverage education to support improvements in public health.

Please note: The compliance examples describe approaches that would meet the expectations of the criteria; however, they may not include evidence of compliance with the measurement standards for each criterion.

Advances Data Use: The provider advances the use of health and practice data for healthcare improvement.

Addresses Population Health: The provider addresses factors beyond clinical care that affect the health of populations.

Collaborates Effectively: The provider collaborates with other organizations to more effectively address population health issues.