System Structure and Performance

Studies that fall within the System Structure and Performance domain of the 2012 PHSSR Research Agenda explore questions related to public health system boundaries and sizepublic health agency organization and governanceinterorganizational relationships and partnershipsperformance measurement, quality improvement, and accreditation; and social determinants of health and health disparities.


STUDY CATEGORY RESEARCHERS

A Profile of Tribal Public Health Departments

System Boundaries and Size

Alana Knudson & Aleena Hernandez
 
System Boundaries and Size

Amanda Wilbur & Nanette Yandell 

A Comparison of Federal and State Notifiable Disease Listings and Association with Foodborne Disease Outbreak (FBDO) reporting

Public Health Organization and Governance

Fanta Purayidathil
 

Multi-level Organizational and Structural Predictors of Local Health Department Performance in Evidence-Based Public Health

Public Health Organization and Governance

Kay Lovelace &
Robert Aronson

Alternative Models for the Delivery of Local Public Health Services: Effect on Costs, Administration, and Public Health Outcomes

Public Health Organization and Governance

Maureen Berner &
Jill Moore
 

The Influence of Public Health Structure and Governance on the Adoption of Core Services and Outcomes in Local Public Health Agencies in Colorado Public Health Organization and Governance

Emily Burns &
Lisa Van Raemdonck

Current and Planned Shared Service Arrangements Among Wisconsin's Local and Tribal Health Departments

Public Health Organization and Governance

Nancy Young,
Wisconsin Public Health PBRN

Predictors of State/Local Public Health Systems for Disease Reporting, Investigation, and Response Performance

Public Health Organization and Governance

Susan Allan &
Janet Baseman

Evaluating the Impact of the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Program Reorganization on California’s Public Health System

Public Health Organization and Governance

Helen W. Wu

Cross-Jurisdictional Shared Service Arrangements in Local Public Health

Public Health Organization and Governance Susan J. Zahner & Kusuma Madamala
Public Health Organization and Governance

Lainie Rutkow & Katherine Smith

Factors that Influence the Timeliness and Quality of Community Health Assessments: A Prospective, Double-Cohort Study

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Gianfranco Pezzino

Comparative Effectiveness of Public Health Partnerships and Interorganizational Relationships Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Robyn Ione Mobbs
The Influence of Public Health System Partnership on Infant Mortality Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Sharla Smith
The Use of Best Practices by Community Coalitions to Address Tobacco-related Disparities Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Rodney McCurdy
The Impact of Marginalization of School Health in Public Health Workforce - Health Department and Local Public School District Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Kristina Knight
Interorganizational Relationships [IORs] and Collaboration to Improve Health Status Indicators for American Indian/Alaskan Native [AI/AN] Maternal and Child [MCH] Populations Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Beverly A Mulvihill
Community Partnerships and Evidence-Based Prevention Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Colorado Public Health PBRN
Assessing Sustainability of Interventions Implemented by Local Health Department-Hospital Collaborations Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Chris Maylahn &
New York Public Health PBRN

Integrating Health Systems in Shelby County Tennessee

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Erik Carlton

Assessing the Effectiveness of Partnerships between Local Health Departments and Community and Faith-Based Organizations during Emergencies

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Malcolm Williams & Anita Chandra

Measuring Variation in the Integration of Primary Care and Public Health: A Multi-State PBRN Study of Local Integration and Health Outcomes Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Elizabeth Gyllstrom, Susan Zahner & David Hahn
Measuring Cross-Sector Collaboration Between Local Public Health and Healthcare in Evidence Informed Obesity Prevention Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Eduardo Simoes &
Katherine Stamatakis
Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Chris Maylahn & the New York Public Health PBRN
Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships Scott Frank & the Ohio Public Health PBRN
Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Jonathan Purtle 

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships
Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Deborah Porterfield 

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Beth Tarini 

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Nadine Chan & Eli Kern

Interorganizational Relationships and Partnerships

Danielle Varda & Lisa VanRaemdonck 

Analysis of Local Health Department Factors that Accelerate Population-Based Intervention Implementation and Support Success Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Elizabeth Gyllstrom & Bill Riley
M-PHAET: Measuring Public Health Across East Tennessee Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Tennessee Public Health PBRN
Washington Practices and Variation Outcomes Study Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Washington Public Health PBRN
Addressing Geographic Variation in Public Health Services and Quality: Advancing PHSSR Through A Collaborative Multi-Site Project Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Minnesota Public Health PBRN
Colorado Geographic and Structural Variation in Public Health Services Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Colorado Public Health PBRN
Direct Observation Methods in Local Public Health Settings: Foodborne Outbreak Practice in Ohio Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Ohio Public Health PBRN
Prevention, Investigation, and Intervention Related to Foodborne Illness in Ohio Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Ohio Public Health PBRN
Integrated HIV/AIDS and STD Service Delivery in New York: A Natural Experiment Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation New York Public Health PBRN
New York’s Integrated HIV/STD Field Services Program Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Britney Johnson
Measuring the Quality of Community Health Improvement Planning and Implementation Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Wisconsin Public Health PBRN
Comparative Effectiveness of State vs. Regional Approaches to QI in Public Health Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Georgia Public Health PBRN
Regional Public Health Structures and Readiness for Accreditation and QI Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Nebraska Public Health PBRN
Comparative Effectiveness Research Tools for Examining Public Health Services and Outcomes Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation North Carolina Public Health PBRN
Measuring Quality in Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness: The H1N1 Experience Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Connecticut Public Health PBRN
Measuring The QI Continuum and Correlates in Public Health Settings Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Minnesota Public Health PBRN
Comparing Public Health Emergency Preparedness Services Across States and Local Agencies Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Maria Del Mar Landron
Accreditation of Rural Health Departments: Social, Economic, Cultural, and Regional Factors Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Kate Beatty &
Missouri Public Health PBRN
Public Health QI and Evidence-Based Diabetes Prevention Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Kentucky Public Health PBRN
The Path to Multi-Jurisdictional Models of Public Health Service Delivery in Massachusetts: What do Local Community Leaders Face in Planning for Change? Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Massachusetts Public Health PBRN
Quality Improvement Collaboratives for Small and Rural Public Health Settings Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Georgia Public Health PBRN
Public Health Accreditation and Quality Improvement Philosophy Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Missouri Public Health PBRN
Taxonomy of QI Methods, Techniques, and Results in Public Health Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Minnesota Public Health PBRN
Quality Improvement Strategies and Regional Public Health Structures Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Nebraska Public Health PBRN
Evaluation of a Quality Improvement Project to Improve Workforce Diversity Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Washington Public Health PBRN
Local Public Health Responses to County Health Rankings Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Florida Public Health PBRN
Local Variation in H1N1 Response in North Carolina Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation North Carolina Public Health PBRN
Learning from Outlier Local Health Departments to Improve Maternal and Child Health Services Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Tamar Klaiman
Breathe Easy at Home (BEAH) Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation Megan Sandel & Margaret Reid
Performance Measurement, Quality Improvement, and Accreditation

William Livingood 

Health Care Reform: Colorectal Cancer Screening Expansion and Health Disparities Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Michael Preston
Variation in Local Public Health Actions to Address Health Inequities Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Minnesota Public Health PBRN
Utilization and Effectiveness of a Health Equity Index in Mobilizing Local Public Health Action Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Connecticut Public Health PBRN
Assessing the Impact of a Health in All Policies Approach on Latino Health Disparities in California Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Sarah Ramirez

Using Geographic Information Systems to Investigate the Relationship Between Local Health Departments’ Workforce Cuts and Vulnerable Populations 

Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Tracy Hilliard
Local Health Department Influences on the Health of Older Adults:  A Statewide Evaluation Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Hector Rodriguez

Disparities in Access to Public Water and Sewer Service in North Carolina: Public Health Impacts and Policy Solutions

Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson
Investigating Characteristics of Tribal Organization and Performance Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities Julia Heany