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):  http://www.scphoh.org/PDFS/PDF-Reports/Final_Merger_Report_021210.pdf

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  • Logistical Issues / Phase Two: This feasibility study focused on: governance, personnel, finance, public health services, facilities, legal issues, timetable and target dates, and community and stakeholder participation.

 

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