The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the national organization representing local health departments. It supports efforts that protect and improve the health of all people and all communities by promoting national policy, developing resources and programs, seeking health equity, and supporting effective local public health practice and systems.
This column describes NACCHO's efforts in promoting a culture of quality improvement within local health departments in addition to its work to enhance its own working environment as a means to systematically meet and exceed its members' needs.
Grace Gorenflo, MPH, RN, is Director, Accreditation Preparation and Quality Improvement, National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, DC.
Corresponding Author: Grace Gorenflo, MPH, RN, National Association of County and City Health Officials, 1100 17th St, NW Second Floor, Washington, DC 20036 (firstname.lastname@example.org).