This brief reports on the effects of 9/11 on preparedness and regionalization. It examines a series of comparative case studies in four areas that suggest regionalization can improve both preparedness and public health in general.
It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.
- Accreditation / Essential Services: The brief examines the reasons and approaches to regionalization in these four locations and the impact of regionalization on public health services.
- Preparedness / Emergency Response: The brief discusses the extent to which regionalization improves preparedness based on these studies.
- Quality Improvement: The brief discusses how regionalization can improve emergency preparedness and provision of local public health services.
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.
- Fiscal / Phase Two: The brief discusses how regionalization can impact preparedness and public health services.
- Service Implications / Phase Two: The brief discusses how regionalization can impact preparedness and public health services.
- Governance / Phase Two: The report provides comparative examination of regionalization efforts on governance issues between different states.
- Implementation and Management / Phase Three: The report discusses different regionalization implementation experiences.
- Monitoring and Improving / Phase Three: The report provides insight into thinking about regionalization to improve public services.
California Health Policy Forum. (2007). Regionalization in Local Public Health Systems.