This guide identifies a process to successfully manage change in the workplace using tools for communication and staff engagement. Available online (pdf): http://www.dalecarnegie.com/change-management/?keycode=Google06_ChangeManagement&gclid=CP7sh6yt8r0CFVFp7AodulIAQw Call the Center for Sharing Public Health Services for more information about this publication.
This article discusses how elected officials are acting locally to make their communities healthier through efforts to build partnerships across sectors, engage community residents, get buy-in from colleagues, identify no-cost and low-cost solutions, communicate co-benefits, identify sources of funding, and work with public health and nonprofit partners. Available online: https://www.preventioninstitute.org/publications/championing-change-elected-officials-act-locally-make-their-communities-healthier
The link for this resource provides a checklist for tracking progress of team development through the four stages: forming, storming, norming and performing. Available online: http://www.processexcellencenetwork.com/lean-six-sigma-business-transformation/articles/observing-the-four-stages-of-teamwork Armbruster, S., & Moran, J. (2013). The 4 stages of team development: Where are you? [web page].
This implementation work plan developed by the Horizon (Minnesota) restructuring committee outlines next step issues for ongoing discussion, their priority levels, who is responsible, target dates, and status notes for moving forward with consolidating three local public health departments that cover five counties. This document can be used as a template and example for jurisdictions […]
This series of minutes from the Horizon (Minnesota) restructuring committee provides a detailed overview of the process undertaken to address issues related to governance, budget and finance, programs and services, personnel/staff issues, community partnerships, and physical facilities/offices while exploring consolidation of three public health departments covering five counties.
This series of monthly updates was generated by the Horizon (Minnesota) restructuring committee to enhance communication among public health staff about progress to consolidate three public health departments covering five counties.
This chart provides a visual overview of service program team leads and oversight committee responsibility for the Horizon Community Health Board (Minnesota) Performance Management System. The document is part of a package that details activities by five counties exploring restructuring of their public health departments in order to assure the current and future presence of […]
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.
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 chart outlines the organizational structure of the partnership, including who the decision makers are, who the shared staff are, who is included in the partnership, and who is affiliated with the partnership.