DoH Performance Management System
Strategic Planning Committee - An advisory committee
comprised of the State Health Officer, Deputy State Health Officer,
Performance Management Coordinator, section chiefs, one additional
Environmental Health Section representative, Local Public Health Liaison,
Public Information Officer, Healthy North Dakota Director, Human Resource
Director, Accounting Director and one Health Council member. The
Strategic Planning Committee is responsible for developing the department’s
strategic plan, which reflects the department’s mission, goals and
objectives. The committee is responsible for identifying annual strategic
priority initiatives and assisting with the annual review and validation or
revision of the strategic plan. Chaired by the Deputy State Health
Performance Management (PM) Steering Committee - An
advisory committee responsible for the accreditation and Quality Improvement
operations, processes and procedures. The PM Steering Committee provides
guidance on key issues and makes recommendations to the PM Executive
Committee. Chaired by the State Health Officer.
Quality Improvement (QI) Council - An advisory committee
responsible for coordination of QI projects in the department. The QI
Council will provide technical assistance and guidance to QI project teams.
QI Council members will be identified by the PM Steering Committee and
appointed by the PM Executive Committee. QI Council members will have formal
QI training. Chaired by the PM Coordinator.
QI Project Teams - A working committee with relevant
involvement and expertise to work on each QI project or process selected.
Members will be selected and appointed by the PM Steering Committee. A
lead person will be identified to coordinate the work of each team.
Accreditation Domain Teams - The Department of Health
has decided to pursue accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation
Board. This board issues recognition for health departments that meet a
specified set of national standards which are organized into 12 domains. The
Accreditation Domain Teams are working cross-sectional committees
responsible for identifying and uploading documentation that best
demonstrates conformity to standards and measures for each of the 12
accreditation domains. The Accreditation Domain Teams are temporary and for
the purpose of accreditation document submission. Members for each
team will be appointed by the PM Steering Committee. Chaired by the PM
North Dakota Department of Health - Performance Management Plan - 2014-2015 (pdf)
North Dakota Department of Health Performance Management and QI Section Overview (PowerPoint)