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How to Create a Partnership Between Your Public Health Agency and Area Hospitals (PDF)


Developed by the Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center, this two-page, step-by-step tip sheet outlines how to create partnerships with community hospitals around the issue of emergency preparedness. The tipsheet also summarizes some of the benefits of a hospital-public health partnership that will lead to a more effective emergency response.

Key lessons learned as well as benefits that Montgomery County gained while working with their Hospital and Public Health Partnership Group are also highlighted for other jurisdictions to learn from.

Format: PDF

Primary Toolkit:

APC Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Advanced Practice Centers


Institutional Author:

Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center





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