Office of Public Health Practice, Planning, and Local Partnerships (OPHP)
OPHP supports public health throughout Colorado by promoting collaborations, partnerships, and planning; by serving as liaisons, and linking local public health agencies to each other and to state and national entities; and by providing consultation and technical assistance.
OPHP was formerly known as the Office of Planning, Partnerships, and Improvement (OPPI).
Colorado Health Assessment and Planning System (CHAPS)
CHAPS is guidance for local and state public health agencies to carry out community health assessments and public health improvement plans.
Quality Improvement (QI) is a formal approach for analyzing the performance of a process and the efforts to improve the resulting process outcomes.
Tools and resources
Community-driven assessment and planning is a best practice and is critical to effectively improving the health and well-being of Coloradans.