Summit County Health District and Akron Health Department Consolidation Feasibility Study

This is a report on a feasibility study for the Summit County Health District (Ohio) and the Akron Health Department that examined the critical issues that could support or impede a successful merger with guidance from the health care community. The critical issues addressed include: governance, personnel, finance, public health services, facilities, legal issues, timetable and target dates, and community and stakeholder participation.

Available online (pdf):  https://www.odh.ohio.gov/localhealthdistricts/Futures/sitecore/shell/Controls/Rich%20Text%20Editor/-/media/ODH/ASSETS/Files/lhd/SCHD-Feasibility-Study-Final-Report-2-12-10.pdf

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Ackerman, S., Feinn, W., & Slenkovich, K. (2010). Summit County Health District and Akron Health Department Consolidation Feasibility Study. Cleveland, OH: Center for Community Solutions.