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The Office of Community Health & Performance Management strengthens the public health system in Nebraska by working with local public health departments and other community-based organizations.

Major activities of the office are to:

  • Provide technical assistance to Nebraska local public health departments; 
  • Distribute funds to the local health departments under the Health Care Funding Act and submit an annual report to the Legislature;  
  • Develop a framework for the 2020 Nebraska Healthy People Objectives;
  • Initiate efforts to develop a performance management system for the Division of Public Health;
  • Coordinate efforts within the Division of Public Health to achieve national accreditation;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the Division of Public Health Strategic Plan;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the State Health Improvement Plan;
  • Provide a state public health needs assessment; and 
  • Collaborate with local health departments, the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health, and other public health partners to improve the public health system in Nebraska.

NewRotating.gif (4999 bytes)Nebraska Strategic Plan

In 2013, the Office of Community Health & Performance Management worked with Division leadership and staff to develop a strategic plan for the Division of Public Health. Below you will find the link to the final plan. Please e-mail any comments or questions you have regarding the plan or implementation activities to Colleen Svoboda (colleen.svoboda@nebraska.gov).

PDF 2013 Strategic Plan.pdf

 NewRotating.gif (4999 bytes)Nebraska State Health Improvement Plan

In 2013, the Office of Community Health & Performance Management worked with the State Health Improvement Plan Advisory Coalition to develop a state health improvement plan for public health partners and stakeholders to improve the health of Nebraskans. Below you will find the link to the final plan. Please e-mail any comments or questions you have regarding the plan or implementation activities to Colleen Svoboda (colleen.svoboda@nebraska.gov).

PDF 2013 SHIP Plan Final.pdf

NewRotating.gif (4999 bytes)Nebraska Statewide Health Needs Assessment

In 2012, the Office of Community Health & Performance Management coordinated a state health assessment using the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships process. Four assessments were completed including 1) the state public health system assessment, 2) the forces of change assessment, 3) the health status assessment, and 4) the community themes and strengths assessment. Below you will find the final report. Please e-mail any comments or questions about the report to Colleen Svoboda (colleen.svoboda@nebraska.gov).  

PDF 2013 Needs Assessment Final.pdf

Contact Information
Community Health & Performance Management
301 Centennial Mall South
P. O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-2353
(402) 471-8259 (fax)


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