What is a validated logic model that links public health systems resources to capacities to outcomes?
2.A-Dimensions, Key Elements, and Characteristics
What are standardized methods for the assessment of public health systems as well as state, local, and/or tribal health department performance?
How should the influence of changes in structure on outcomes be measured?
In a complex and adaptive public health system, how should levels of investment be linked to outcomes?
Does a descriptive inventory of cross-jurisdictional sharing exist - how can such an inventory be developed?
How do differences in health department size and structure impact outcomes? How do the environmental context and the structure of health departments interact to create certain outcomes?
How are local and state boards of health structured, how do they function, and how does this influence public health systems performance and outcomes?
How does public health policy and decision making occur in settings where there is not a board of health?
What are characteristics of effective public health leaders? What is the impact of effective leadership on performance?
Is existing law being used to affect the performance of public health systems?
What structures provide the most robust and flexible funding to allow public health departments to address population health issues?
What is the optimal structure of public health departments to optimize performance?