The Division of Community Health’s Global Framework requires systems integration to increase person, provider and community capacity to improve efficiency of provider systems, and the self-efficacy capacity of individuals and communities within non-wealth and low-wealth communities and populations.
The division acts in different roles depending on the needs and wants of the community and providers. Division capacity building includes cross-sectoral and interdisciplinary teams, as well as delivering specific services to meet a particular need.
Cross Sectoral Workgroups
Depending on the issue, Division of Community Health leads or follows in several cross sectoral community and health care workgroups:
- Co-chairs with Alliance Behavioral Health (ABH)
- Durham Crisis Collaborative and division staff actively participate in the Durham Partnership for Healthy Carolinians
- Practical Playbook: The Integration of Public Health and Primary Care
Interdisciplinary Provider Groups
- Familiar Faces
- Outlier workgroups
National Council on Aging Benefits Enrollment Center
The Division of Community Health is a National Council on Aging Benefits Enrollment Center.
Community Oriented Approach to Coordinated Health Care
The Division of Community Health operates an informatics system, Community Oriented Approach to Coordinated Health Care (COACH), a web-based community health record and exchange.
COACH users include Duke's Population Health Management Office, East Durham Children’s Initiative, Becoming Durham, Project Access of Durham County, Durham Health Check workers, Durham County DSS Foster Children case workers; and Duke primary care practices.