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Literature: Collaborating through Community Health Assessment to Improve the Public's Health


This document is a four page report describing the current state of community health assessment across the country and encourages continued and expanded collaborative work between local health departments, hospitals, and other partners. The report is divided into three sections: assessment, a systems-collaborative approach, and epidemiologic and community considerations. Resources for additional information are also provided. The issue brief might be relevant to other projects working on assessments and is available online.

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Accreditation Preparation Toolkit

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