|Planning, Quality and Core Services|
The Planning, Quality, and Core Service Program ensures the health department accomplishes its mission by providing support in needs assessment , program planning, program monitoring and tracking, and improving the quality of health services. The program divides its work into the following functional units: Planning, Quality & Accreditation, Core Service Activities, Local Management Board, and Special Projects.
Planning - tracks community health needs, organizes strategic planning, coordinates grant activities, protects patient rights through Institutional Review Board activities, and participates in a variety of health planning committees and councils
Worcester County health assessments and health improvement plans: The Worcester County community health assessment (CHA) and community health improvement plan (CHIP) are developed by Worcester County Health Department with the assistance and advice of the Worcester County Health Planning Advisory Council & Local Health Improvement Coalition.
Quality & Accreditation: establishes and maintains agency accreditation, coordinates and facilitates quality improvement activities, provides staff training, and develops and maintains agency dashboard measures.
Core Service Activities: serves as the local behavioral health authority responsible for the planning and monitoring of mental health and substance abuse programming
Local Management Board: brings together existing resources at the local level and uses them in innovative ways; ensures implementation of localized, inter-agency service delivery systems for children, youth, and families through a partnership with the Government Office of Children
|Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014 11:43|