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AcademyHealth seeks to improve health and health care by generating new knowledge and moving knowledge into action. Their website provides resources to help individuals and health care leaders, practitioners and organizations determine what works, for whom, at what cost, and under what circumstances in health care. Available online: http://www.academyhealth.org/

National League of Cities

The National League of Cities is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents. Available online: http://www.nlc.org/

American Public Health Association

The American Public Health Association builds a collective voice for public health, working to ensure access to health care, protect funding for core public health services and eliminate health disparities, among a myriad of other issues. Their website provides a large number of resources on many public health service related issues. Available online: http://www.apha.org/

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals. It serves them by tracking, evaluating, and advising members on the impact and formation of public or private health policy […]

Public Health Services and Systems Research and the Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks

Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services and Systems Research (PHSSR) and the Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRN) National Coordinating Center collaborate to explore the impact of specific public health strategies on the quality and performance of the United States public health system. Available online: http://www.publichealthsystems.org

Public Health Foundation

The Public Health Foundation improves the public’s health by strengthening the quality and performance of public health practice and is dedicated to achieving healthy communities through research, training and technical assistance. Available online: http://www.phf.org/Pages/default.aspx

The Extent of Interorganizational Resource Sharing Among Local Health Departments: The Association With Organizational Characteristics and Institutional Factors

This article documents a “big picture” perspective of resource sharing among health departments across the country (NACCHO 2010 Profile Survey). The reported findings indicate that about one-half of all LHDs are engaged in resource sharing. The extent of sharing was lower for those serving larger populations, with city jurisdictions, or of larger size. Sharing was […]