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13 Blog Post: Celebrating 20 Years of Quitline History with 20 Questions About our Future

Monday, July 9, 2012  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
What role can cost-sharing partnerships play in ensuring sustainable quitline services in states and provinces?

It is safe to say that for 20 years quitlines have depended on partnerships of various shapes and sizes with many different goals in mind. Certainly, partnerships play a role in promoting quitline services, increasing quitline reach, and ensuring access to cessation at a population level. Over the past few years quitlines have also come to know the value of partnerships in building and ensuring financial sustainability. As we explore the future of our work and the ways in which it will best be accomplished, we thought it would be important to ask, "What role can cost-sharing partnerships play in ensuring sustainable quitline services in states and provinces?” Julie Rainey, Vice President, Professional Data Analysts, Inc. (PDA), along with a few members of the PDA team, helped to clarify the valuable roles of these types of partners and their potential contributions to the work ahead! Here iswhat they had to say...

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