The Center for Sharing Public Health Services held its 2016 national meeting in St. Louis on September 7-9. The meeting was entitled Answering the Question: Does Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Change Performance Effectiveness and Efficiency. The goal of the meeting was to begin to understand how best to measure the impacts of cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS).
Objectives for the meeting included:
- Discussing how the four Implementation and Impact Measurement Program sites are measuring their efforts.
- Describing the adequacy and limitations of the Center’s current impact measurement model, including:
a. Determining how to capture qualitative improvements that result from CJS.
b. Identifying measurements of interest to CJS stakeholders and partners.
c. Identifying improvements to the impact measurement model.
- Understanding the nexus between CJS measurements and current trends in public health organization and structure.
Plenary presentations from the meeting are below:
- CJS Impact Measurement Program: Where We Are Coming From, Where We Are Going (Gianfranco Pezzino, Co-Director, Center for Sharing Public Health Services)
- Becoming the Chief Health Strategist: The Future of Public Health (John Auerbach; Acting Director; Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Public Health National Center for Innovations and Public Health in the 21st Century (Jessica Solomon Fisher, MCP; Chief Innovations Officer; Public Health National Center for Innovations at the Public Health Accreditation Board)
Presentations from the four Implementation and Impact Measurement Program sites are below: