This project from the California Tribal Epidemiology Center at the California Rural Indian Health Board aims to study and promote cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) of emergency management (i.e., preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery) services between tribes and counties in California. It is explained in this recording of the PHSSR Research in Progress Webinar dated April 2016.
This YouTube video shows the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department in Wisconsin and its health board discussing their decision to consolidate programmatic and information technology services.
Overview: A commonly held misconception is that when health department of unequal size partner around CJS, large health departments will end up using their own resources without adequate reimbursement and smaller health departments will be overtaken and lose their decision-making authority. In fact, the Center for Sharing Public Health Services has worked with a number […]
Overview: Cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) models typically are established to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public health programs and outcomes. CJS arrangements may be initiated by local health departments in response to local needs. In addition, state health departments may use CJS to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of state-funded programs or otherwise make system-wide […]
Gianfranco Pezzino, Center Co-Director, provided an overview of the Center’s Roadmap to Develop Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Initiatives, including the Success Factors in Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing (CJS) Arrangements. Grace Gorenflo, Senior Project Consultant, presents CJS case studies. Teresa Anderson, MSN, APRN-CNS, Health Director at Central District Health Department, and Michele Bever, PhD, MPH, Executive Director of South Heartland […]
The Center held a webinar November 7, 2014, that focused on efficiency, effectiveness and “return on objectives,” which means getting the best results for the investment. The webinar provides some general tips on effective approaches for advocacy and education on policy-related topics. Before using them to craft any particular message or communications strategy, it is […]
The Center for Sharing Public Health Services presented a webinar in June 2014 that focused on issues associated with cost determination and allocation methods of shared public health services. The webinar was held in conjunction with the release of the Center’s publication Determining and Distributing Costs of Shared Public Health Services. The discussion was led […]
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan formed Dental Clinics North, a shared dental initiative, in 1999 for the six local health departments that make up the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance. The goal of the cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) arrangement was to stabilize the delivery of oral health services to low-income people. By 2004, the size of […]
The Center for Sharing Public Health Services and the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) presented a webinar on May 6, 2014, that focused on cross-jurisdictional sharing and the accreditation process. Speakers described ways public health department accreditation integrates with cross-jurisdictional sharing and the use of shared documentation as evidence for the Standards and Measures. They […]
Catherine Gerard, Maxwell School of Syracuse University, focuses on the skills and capacities that support shared leadership, in addition to strategies to develop and employ them. The presentation took place in January 2014, at the Center’s Shared Services Learning Community (SSLC) meeting in San Diego. Download the Slides