Planning, Quality and Core Services
The Planning, Quality and Core Services Division's mission is to keep the health department on top of health needs of the whole county and its visitors. The program divides its work into the following units: Planning, Quality Information Services, Core Services Agency and Special Projects.
- tracking the community health need, strategic planning, grant coordination, Public Health student activities, assuring Institution Review Board activities to protect patient rights, writing planning documents, Health Planning Advisory Council.
WCHD's behavioral health programs are fully accredited by The Joint
Commission, which requires the monitoring of quality appropriatesness, safety, training and other aspects of patient care.
Quality Information Systems
- accreditation, coordination, quality improvement coordination, agency dashboard development, health information reporting, support for health publications and media production.
- Core Service Agency - serves as the local beahvioral healht authority responsble for the planning and monitoring of mental health and substance abuse.
Community Health Data
Worcester County Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)
Tri-County Health Improvement Plan (T-CHIP)
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 11:53