National and state Turning Point
partners formed the National Excellence Collaboratives and worked
1997 to 2006 to modernize
health statutes, create accountable performance
systems, utilize information technology,
invest in social marketing, and develop public
health leadership. Several of the collaboratives are continuing
Cataloguing data systems that prioritize needs,
evaluate effectiveness, and measure performance.
Collaborative leadership for achieving common
Developing performance measurements to help set
goals, prioritize resources, inform managers, and
Health Statute Modernization
Developing tools to help state and local governments
assess and update their existing public health laws
to address the range of public health issues.
Promoting the application of social marketing principles and practices to improve
public health service delivery.