This three-page brief overviews current and planned shared service arrangements among local and tribal health departments in Wisconsin. It reports on rate of sharing, motivations, and reported outcomes. Available online (pdf): http://www.publichealthsystems.org/projects/current-and-planned-shared-service-arrangements-among-wisconsins-local-and-tribal-health Related journal article available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24399279
The National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) is a dedicated source for cutting-edge, skill building, professional resources and programs that seek health equity and support effective local public health practice and systems. Available online: http://www.naccho.org/
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborates to create the expertise, information and tools that people and communities need to protect their health –- through health promotion; prevention of disease, injury and disability; and preparedness for new health threats. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/
Health officials from six counties along Colorado’s Western Slope came together with a common goal of strengthening the region’s public health infrastructure culminating in the establishment of the West Central Public Health Partnership (WCPHP). In the years that followed, officials enacted intergovernmental agreements outlining partnership roles and responsibilities, and participants embarked on numerous multi-jurisdictional public […]
This study examines the relationship between the local public health market environment and the use of quality improvement (QI) strategies in local health departments. Available online: http://journals.lww.com/jphmp/Abstract/2013/05000/Environmental_Factors_and_Quality_Improvement_in.8.aspx
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.
This slide show presents the need, plan, and benefits of the Tri-County Environmental Health Consortium in Wisconsin. It also provides an overview of staffing needs, an implementation time-line, and overview of funding.
This brief paper provides an overview of cross-jurisdictional sharing and how it might be applicable to environmental health.
The Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine provided the following materials on behalf of the City of Portland Maine’s Public Health Division. Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Project Final Narrative Report (January 2015) This report provides a brief overview of the work the University of Southern Maine did on behalf of the City […]
This document explores how two public health departments in Nevada progressed through the Roadmap to Develop Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Initiatives to form a CJS agreement. It also highlights the lessons they learned along the way.