10 Grantees Selected for Cross-Sector Innovation Initiative

February 2020 — The Center for Sharing Public Health Services and the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), are co-leading the Cross-Sector Innovation Initiative (CSII). The CSII is a three-year endeavor to identify and support public health, healthcare and social services organizations striving to build stronger, sustainable connections to better meet the goals and needs of the people they serve and ultimately improve health equity. Learn about the 10 teams selected to participate in the CSII Learning Community.

Change Management: A Recap of our Webinar on How to Help People Adopt Change

January 2020 — Cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) initiatives always involve change. When two or more public health departments begin working together to share responsibilities, it can impact staff, community members, governing bodies and other stakeholders, many of whom may not always welcome the change. Change management strategies can help people and organizations adopt change. Read more in our latest Director’s Message.

Webinars: Engaging Audiences Through Storytelling

December 2019 — The Center for Sharing Public Health Services has long recognized the power of storytelling. One way we disseminate learnings is by sharing stories from our grantees and other public health professionals who have worked on cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) initiatives. And an effective way to share their stories is through webinars. Read more in our latest Director’s Message.

Shared Services Arrangements Between Local Health Departments and Health Centers

September 2019 – With support from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) partnered with the Center for Sharing Public Health Services to develop the following suite of tools that support the sharing of services – both clinical and nonclinical – between local health departments (LHDs) and health centers.

Webinar Recording: Using Change Management Strategies to Facilitate Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing

January 2020 — Watch a recording of our Jan. 24, 2020, webinar in which Heather Weir, Director of the Office of Strategy and Performance in the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, shares key change management concepts and strategies. Change management refers to understanding and addressing the predictable emotions and behaviors people experience with change. Incorporating change management tools and techniques can pave the way for a smooth transition to a CJS arrangement.