Health Districts as Quality Improvement Collaboratives and Multijurisdictional Entities

This study assessed the capacity of multi-county health districts to serve as “Quality Improvement Collaboratives” and support local health departments to meet accreditation standards.

Available online: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23023281

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  • Accreditation / Essential Services: This study assessed the capacity of multi-county health districts to serve as “Quality Improvement Collaboratives” and support local health departments to meet accreditation standards.
  • Quality Improvement: Key opinion leaders from both the rural and non-rural counties agreed that the Districts were important for providing essential services and supporting quality improvement collaboration. Psychometric testing of the Quality Improvement Collaborative assessment public health instrument yielded high scores for validity and reliability.

 
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