Cross-Sector Sharing

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Coming Together to Improve Population Health, Well-Being, and Equity for All

February 2020 — Cross-sector collaborative efforts often are temporary in nature, due to challenges with funding, structure and incentives. What can be done to make collaborations such as these more permanent? In his latest Director’s Message, Gianfranco Pezzino explores this issue and explains why the 10 grantees selected for the new Cross-Sector Innovation Initiative (CSII) will focus on system alignment while working toward their goals to improve population health, well-being and equity for all.

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.

Guide for Developing Legal Documents Governing Shared Services Arrangements Between Local Health Departments and Health Centers

This guide assists in developing legal agreements that govern shared services arrangements between local health departments and health centers. This tool was developed collaboratively by the Center for Sharing Public Health Services and NACCHO, with support from HRSA.

Factors that Contribute to Successful 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 tool was developed collaboratively by the Center for Sharing Public Health Services and NACCHO, with support from HRSA.

Readiness Factors for 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 tool was developed collaboratively by the Center for Sharing Public Health Services and NACCHO, with support from HRSA.

Collaboration Trust Scale for Shared Services Arrangements Between Local Health Departments and Health Centers

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 tool was developed collaboratively by the Center for Sharing Public Health Services and NACCHO, with support from HRSA.

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.