A framework for public health, health care and social service organizations collaborating to improve health.
This guide assists in developing legal agreements that govern shared services arrangements between local health departments and health centers.
This is a guide to those factors or conditions that materially contribute to successful sharing arrangements between local health departments and health centers.
This document introduces four main types of shared services arrangements between local health departments and health centers.
This tool helps evaluate levels of readiness between local health departments and health centers that are considering or are already involved in collaborating through shared services arrangements.
This conversation tool is for local health departments and health centers that are considering sharing services. It contains a series of questions organized under headings which represent areas that should be considered when assessing trust.
This guide is for those working on or considering a sharing arrangement between local public health departments and health centers.
This tool, which provides an activity and discussion prompts, allows groups to assess where they fit along a spectrum of collaboration with current or future partners. The spectrum shows seven levels of collaboration, ranging from competition to integration. Trust becomes more important as the level of collaboration increases. This tool is available online at: https://www.tamarackcommunity.ca/hubfs/Resources/Tools/Collaboration%20Spectrum%20Tool%20July%202017.pdf?hsCtaTracking=3d55b1d4-3f96-49f8-9709-417ef39b002c%7Caebc4461-6671-4a55-9904-d6af0ebca656
The Center offers several assessment tools for public health agencies and departments considering or implementing CJS arrangements. Collaborative Trust Scale This survey assesses levels of trust between partner organizations. It can make discussions about trust safer and more productive. The survey is a useful tool to help partners build stronger, more productive, collaborative relationships. Find […]
The link for this resource provides a checklist for tracking progress of team development through the four stages: forming, storming, norming and performing. Available online: http://www.processexcellencenetwork.com/lean-six-sigma-business-transformation/articles/observing-the-four-stages-of-teamwork Armbruster, S., & Moran, J. (2013). The 4 stages of team development: Where are you? [web page].