This commentary reviews cross-jurisdictional service sharing as one possible approach with the potential to enhance the quantity and quality of public health services available at the local level, improve efficient use of resources, and increase accreditation readiness.
On their own, many small, local health departments do not have the resources to meet accreditation program standards. As a result, several states have begun thinking about how to increase the capacity of local public health in order to not only meet accreditation standards, but also to provide citizens with services that they need and […]
This document provides recommendations for increasing patient volume, improving program efficiency, and providing new services for Project Smile, a joint oral health program by the Cabarrus Health Alliance and Guilford County Health Department in North Carolina.
The document provides results of a needs assessment that examined the community need for and management and delivery of dental services provided by the public dental clinics administered between the Cabarrus Health Alliance and Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services in North Carolina.
This document reports on a needs assessment conducted by Cabarrus Health Alliance and Guilford County Department of Public Health in North Carolina to assess the oral health needs of the underserved in the shared services area and to determine program capacity to meet those needs, as well as the finances, human resources, technology, and facilities […]
The document provides an overview of the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance’s strategic plan, including what the partnership hopes to accomplish in three years, what they believe is blocking them, what partners can do to overcome obstacles, and what the partnership will accomplish (outcomes) in the first year.
The document lists the benefits of having local environmental health agents. It was developed by the Northwoods Shared Services Project in Wisconsin, a member of the Center’s Shared Services Learning Community.
The document outlines a conceptual framework for developing a shared services plan for oral health consulting, including a detailed work plan, shared staffing recommendations and definitions, strategic recommendations, and general recommendations. It was produced by the Project Smile demonstration site in North Carolina.
The goal of this session, presented at the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, was to learn about two models of CJS arrangements supported by the Center for Sharing Public Health Services and that involve different levels of integration. Horizon Community Health Board (Minnesota) was in the process of pursuing full integration […]
This presentation provides an overview of the Northwoods Shared Services Project in Wisconsin, a member of the Center’s Shared Services Learning Community, and includes its impetus and the history of collaboration in the region. It also explores resources and expectations for the project, project objectives, process deliverables, organization and approach, accomplishments, and evaluation.