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.
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.
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.
August 2019 — Center Director Gianfranco Pezzino discusses the importance of collaboration and provides an overview of two initiatives that focus on partnerships between public health and other sectors.