This document examines how two other states are using CJS to provide Foundational Public Health Services. The report examines how the Kansas public health system could consider similar strategies moving forward. Available online: http://www.khi.org/policy/article/17-10
These PowerPoint slides are from a presentation created by one of the Center for Sharing Public Health Services’ grantees, Montgomery Township (NJ) Health Department, describing how they decided to expand their public health nursing capacity through shared services.
The Ohio Public Health Partnership (OPHP) sought to determine the cost of foundational public health services necessary to advance public health practice in Ohio; maximize the use of shared services to achieve these foundational services; explore pathways to national public health accreditation for small health departments; and implement population health services. This brief report summarizes […]
This table provides guidance on how cross-jurisdictional sharing can contribute to national public health accreditation. It specifically shows capabilities and services that local health departments (LHDs) in Ohio are interested in sharing, by Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) domain.
The Center for Sharing Public Health Services (the Center) granted competitive awards of approximately $10,000 each to a total of 15 sites through its small grants program. This program was designed to fill specific gaps in the Center’s knowledge, affirm and/or refine initial learnings, and assist the sites in achieving their program goals.
Washington County Ohio’s two city health boards are merging in order to leverage their population representation for state funding, and strengthen the cities’ chances of receiving more state grant funding as it goes through the process of accreditation. Available online: http://www.mariettatimes.com/news/2018/05/marietta-belpre-health-departments-to-merge/
Collaboration is a key component and common theme throughout accreditation standards, such as Standard 1.1: “Participate or lead a collaborative process resulting in a comprehensive community health assessment.” It is validated as critical for health department processes and activities to assess and improve the community’s health, develop agency-wide strategic and workforce development plans, coordinate all-hazard […]
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 […]