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Find all episodes of Hot Topics (Hot Topics in Practice), previously Hot Topics in Preparedness, aired since 2004.
Health Impact Reviews: A Step Toward Health Equity in All Policies

Health Impact Reviews: A Step Toward Health Equity in All Policies

In the December session of Hot Topics in Practice, representatives from the Washington State Board of Health and Governor’s Interagency Council on Health Disparities discuss how they conduct health impact reviews on legislative proposals.

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Ebola Preparedness in Washington State

Ebola Preparedness in Washington State

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, discusses Ebola preparedness efforts underway in Washington State.

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Public Health’s Response to the Oso Mudslide

Public Health’s Response to the Oso Mudslide

October 8, 2014. In the October session of Hot Topics in Practice, Gary Goldbaum, MD, MPH, shares how his health district worked with partner agencies in response to the Oso, Washington mudslide.

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Mass Fatality Management:  A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Preparedness and Response

Mass Fatality Management: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Preparedness and Response

September 23, 2014. In the September session of Hot Topics in Practice, representatives from the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences share how their agency helps respond to mass fatalities.

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Assessing a Public Health Workforce Using National Tools and Standards

Assessing a Public Health Workforce Using National Tools and Standards

July 23, 2014. In the July session of Hot Topics, representatives from Montana’s public health system discuss the policy, administrative, and human resource techniques they are employing to strengthen their statewide system.

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Making the Case for Foundational Public Health Services

Making the Case for Foundational Public Health Services

June 24, 2014. In the June session of Hot Topics, Barry Kling, MSPH, explains an initiative in Washington State to secure sustainable public health funding.

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Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences at Local Health Jurisdictions

Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences at Local Health Jurisdictions

May 27, 2014. In the May session of Hot Topics, leaders from Washington’s Comprehensive Health Education Foundation explain the statewide plans to coordinate efforts to address adverse childhood experiences.

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Putting Health on the Map: Using Data to Build New Partnerships

Putting Health on the Map: Using Data to Build New Partnerships

April 15, 2014. In this one hour webinar, Muriel DeLaVergne-Brown, Public Health Director for Crook County, Oregon, shares how her agency used data to cultivate new partnerships and financing for better walking and biking trails.

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A Healthy Dose: Strengthening Reach and Impact of Community Strategies

A Healthy Dose: Strengthening Reach and Impact of Community Strategies

March 25, 2014. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, evaluation specialists from Group Health Research Institute explain how to strengthen the reach and impact of community health strategies.

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Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part Two)

Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part Two)

February 26, 2014. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, public health leaders from Idaho, Washington, and Wyoming discuss the impacts of the Affordable Care Act in their states during part two of a special two-part series exploring health care reform around the region.

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Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part One)

Health Care Reform In the Northwest (Part One)

January 22, 2014. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, public health leaders from Oregon discuss the impacts of the Affordable Care Act in their state during part one of a special two-part series exploring health care reform around the region.

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Hookah Lounges Today. Marijuana or E-cigarette Lounges Tomorrow?

Hookah Lounges Today. Marijuana or E-cigarette Lounges Tomorrow?

December 17, 2013. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, representatives from four health jurisdictions in Washington State discuss their experiences developing policies and enforcing laws to promote smoke-free air in public places.

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