During the month of October, NACCHO staff held the Annual PPHR Review Meeting in Denver, Colorado from October 14-15. At the meeting 45 PPHR reviewers came together to finalize their evaluations and requests for additional evidence for the 36 PPHR applications that are currently under review. During the meeting, reviewers also provided NACCHO with feedback on the PPHR review process and criteria based on their experiences. Reviewer requests for additional evidence were sent out on November 2nd and applicants have until November 5th to edit their applications and return them for reassessment.
In addition to proving technical assistance to the 2015 applicants, state leads and reviewers, NACCHO staff have has begun working with prospective 2016 applicants as they begin preparing for the next review cycle. NACCHO continues to promote PPHR recognition and PPHR re-recognition to prospective applicants for future review cycles.