Planning Checklist – Phase One: Explore

The tool is a planning checklist that health departments could use to determine if participating in a shared service arrangement would be beneficial and feasible and to explore what issues might be addressed by sharing services.

Available online: http://phsharing.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/planning-checklist-phase-one-explore.docx

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Change Management: This tool will help health departments determine whether or not to participate in a shared service arrangement and what issues might be explored for such an arrangement.
  • Communications: This tool will help health departments prepare for talking with their respective policy boards regarding entering into a shared services arrangement.

 
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.

  • Why? / Phase One: A health officer and health department staff could use the questions in this checklist to determine if participation in a shared arrangement would be beneficial and feasible.
  • What? / Phase One: A group of health officers could use the checklist and associated tools and resources to explore an issue that could potentially be solved by a cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangement.
  • Communications / Phase Two: This tool will help health departments prepare for talking with their respective policy boards regarding entering into a shared services arrangement.
  • Change Management / Phase Two: This tool will help health departments determine what issue might be explored for a shared services arrangement and later why the issue chosen was chosen.