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Roadmap to Develop Sharing Initiatives in Public Health
The Roadmap to Develop Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Initiatives from the Center for Sharing Public Health Serviceshelps guide public health departments through the process of considering or establishing sharing arrangements across boundaries.
Planning Checklist – Phase One: Explore
The tool is a planning checklist that health departments could use to determine if participating in a shared service arrangement would be beneficial and feasible and to explore what issues might be addressed by sharing services. It was developed by the Northwoods Shared Services Project in Wisconsin, a member of the Center’s Shared Services Learning […]
Planning Checklist – Phase Two: Prepare and Plan
Once a decision has been made to move forward with a cross-jurisdictional sharing arrangement, the Prepare and Plan checklist could be used to develop the shared service. The checklist systematically guides the partners through context and history, governance or organizational structure, fiscal and service implications, agreements, legal issues, logistics, communications, change management, timelines, and monitoring. […]
Planning Checklist – Phase Three: Implement and Improve
This tool can be used following implementation of a shared services arrangement. The questions will help stakeholders review the implementation and management strategy, communications, and monitoring and evaluation plan. It was developed by the Northwoods Shared Services Project in Wisconsin, a member of the Center’s Shared Services Learning Community.
Culture Card: A Guide to Build Cultural Awareness American Indian and Alaska Native
The purpose of this guide is to provide basic information for federal disaster responders and other service providers who may be deployed or otherwise assigned to provide or coordinate services in American Indian/Alaska Native communities. Available online: http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA08-4354/SMA08-4354.pdf
Cross-Jurisdictional Resource Sharing and the Scope and Quality of Public Health Services
These PowerPoint slides are from a webinar presented by the Dissemination and Implementation Research to Improve Value (DIRECTIVE) project. This multistate study conducted in Connecticut and Massachusetts examined relationships between service delivery models and the breadth, cost and quality of local public health services. Two service delivery models were selected for inclusion (independent health departments […]