Performance Improvement

Office of Performance Improvement

The Office of Performance Improvement (OPI) strives to ensure effective execution and delivery of the 10 Essential Public Health Services within and across the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
A wheel image showing the 10 Essential Public Health Services
Adopted: Fall 1994, Source: Public Health Functions Steering Committee, Members (July 1995)


An optimally efficient and effective Maricopa County public health system.


To develop a more efficient and effective public health department through quality improvement, evidence-based practices, partnership development, and accreditation resulting in sustainable performance improvement.


  • Develop performance standards.
  • Develop partnerships to build a strong foundation.
  • Promote continuous quality improvement of public health systems.
  • Strengthen the science base for public health practice improvement.