Performance Improvement & Accreditation Program


To gain accreditation for Rhode Island Department of Health from the Public Health Accreditation Board.

What we do

  • Demonstrate minimum standards have been met in 12 domains (10 essential services of public health, administration, and governance). These areas are evaluated using specific standards and measures.
  • Establish performance measures to help managers strengthen decision-making, streamline efficiencies, and improve organizational performance. Individual programs determine the activities needed to reach those goals.
  • Strengthen the culture of ongoing quality improvement activities throughout a health department.