The PHAB Readiness Assessment is a required tool for health departments to apply for initial accreditation or Pathways Recognition. The tool is used by health departments to help them determine readiness for either program and assess capacity in key areas of public health practice, like performance and quality improvement, workforce, equity, and more. The tool highlights capacities that align with the Foundational Capabilities.
Health departments self-report on a series of questions about their ability to provide evidence that corresponds to Version 2022 of the PHAB Standards & Measures.
Individual health departments will complete the Readiness Assessment as part of the Initial Accreditation or Pathways Recognition process and will receive a report with specific feedback from PHAB about next steps in preparing for either program.
In addition, state health departments and support organizations can partner with us to deploy the Readiness Assessment to local or Tribal health departments across the state or region. PHAB can provide a custom report of strengths and areas of opportunities across the public health system to support broader transformation efforts. The report will:
Let’s connect. Email [email protected] to discuss a partnership with PHAB to deploy the Readiness Assessment to health departments that are part of your system.