To address gaps in HIV surveillance data, health departments of DC, Maryland, and Virginia established HIV surveillance data sharing agreements.
This article characterized perceived strengths and challenges of independent and multi-municipality sharing approaches to assess cost, quality and breadth of services provided by health departments in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
This peer-reviewed article explores how two rural counties in New York leveraged an existing sharing arrangement in their response to COVID-19, particularly around contact tracing.
County managers in Genessee and Orleans hoped that by coming together and sharing resources and staff, they could stabilize and ultimately expand the services offered by their departments. This publication is from the Center for Sharing Public Health Services.
This blog post discusses change management principles in the context of public health.
This blog post provides an overview of what change management is, how it can benefit public health practitioners, and elements of the Prosci model.
This article assessed the financial implications of communicable disease surveillance in Colorado local public health agencies to identify possible economies of scale. Communicable disease surveillance is a core public health service required by local public health agencies in Colorado, and this study used staff salaries and time logs to estimate the amount of time devoted […]
This article examines cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangements used by local and tribal public health departments in Wisconsin. It focuses on specific financial and legal elements and highlights the wide variation in the style and content of CJS arrangements. It also raises questions about the completeness of some existing CJS arrangements from a legal perspective and […]
Public health practitioners and researchers often refer to state public health systems as being centralized, decentralized, shared, or mixed. These categories refer to governance of the local public health units within the state and whether they operate under the authority of the state government, local government, shared state and local governance, or a mix of […]
This article describes factors that contribute to successful implementation of public health science. Health departments that are successful in implementing evidence-based practices have strong relationships and good communication channels established with their academic partner(s). Implementation of evidence-based programs was most often related to high priority community needs and the availability of resources to address these […]