Access to Rural Public Health Services.
Key findings relate to community-level barriers to establishing and maintaining public health infrastructure and describe recommendations to help public health systems partners overcome barriers in order to improve the health and quality of life for rural residents. More
Aligning Quality and Public Reporting Programs for Physicians and other Practitioners.
For the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), NORC is supporting the development of a strategic plan to align quality and public reporting programs for physicians and other practitioners. Tasks include supporting an internal CMS workgroup with representatives of the CMS Compare Websites and other parties involved in developing and implementing the plan. More
Financing Rural Public Health Activities in Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis and the Center for Rural Health Practice at the University of Pittsburgh (Bradford, PA) investigated how federal and state funds for chronic disease prevention are applied at the local level. More
Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP) Community Coalitions.
One of the largest federal investments to strengthen local safety nets through community coalitions was the Community Access Program (CAP) and its successor, the Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP). More
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office): Developing a Brief Community Policing Self-Assessment Tool.
This project will produce a brief self-assessment community policing instrument for police departments to evaluate their implementation of community policing. This tool will facilitate internal planning, and inform training and management initiatives toward the full adoption of community policing. More