Below are resources that reflect regionalization efforts from around the country.
Public Health Regionalization Study: National Overview
Patrick M. Bernet, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Administration at Florida Atlantic University, aims to answer questions about the organization of public health service delivery. In particular, Dr. Bernet's study explores the potential impact of regionalizing public health services in Kansas and Massachusetts, as well as investigates the financial and economic facets of regionalization in several other states. Dr. Bernet seeks to provide study participants with a shared starting point for future discussion about regionalization. More »
Kansas Regionalization Project Fact Sheet
21 local health departments (LHDs) from the North Central and Northeast regions of Kansas are participating in a pilot project to determine the feasibility of regional cooperation. More »
Massachusetts Regionalization Project Fact Sheet
LHDs in Massachusetts are working to develop a regional system to improve public health planning, services, and health outcomes. More »