Although the delivery of healthcare services is commonly perceived as the

Although the delivery of healthcare services is

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paradigm to solve various problems pertaining to the delivery of healthcare. Although the delivery of healthcare services is commonly perceived as the government’s responsibility, private expertise and capital are essential sources of stimulating innovation and efficacy. Considerations for Developing a PPP Early and comprehensive preparation by both the city and nonprofit is essential to the development of a successful partnership. At the start of the PPP, it is important that the partners consider three most concerns including coordinated and consistent leadership, creating a shared vision, and taking time to learn about each other. According to Delmon (2017), successful PPPs begin with a vision without which failure is imminent – the vision is the framework for project objectives and serves as the benchmark that guarantees the attainment of joint goals. It is worth noting that the PPP’s vision should be set using a consensus-building process, which outlines objectives, opportunities, and ultimate goals for the society. From the city’s perspective, it is crucial that it consider and establish long-range public interest goals in addition to resolving any conflicts that may affect the realization of the specific project (Hodge & Greve, 2017). In particular, the city needs to develop the vision both graphically and verbally to ensure that both the nonprofit and the public understand the program. Furthermore, the city needs to involve the
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PARTNERSHIPS 4 media during the vision making process – this helps in spreading the message out to the public once a vision is created. On the contrary, it is important that the nonprofit involve all stakeholders that can assists in making the plans a reality by instituting a shared vision. With such a vision, the partners are likely to inspire public buy-in for the program, which guarantees that it will stay valid for a long time and endure through implementation. The starting point of any prosperous partnership entails the use of resources to gain a full understanding of, and appreciation for, their collaborative counterparts. This includes learning about their reputation, background, capabilities, expectations, and financial strength. Choosing a partner wisely should be a component of any venture because having a partner that works for the project is the key to success (Meidutē & Paliulis, 2011). Not all partners assent to the deal for the same reasons, and without an understanding, it is impossible to build trust, and mistrust can lead to the project’s collapse. PPPs comprise of various stakeholders with divergent roles: the government, nonprofits, for-profit interests, and external stakeholders. As stated by Yuan, Wang, Skibniewski, & Li (2011), it is essential that the government understand that private partners
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  • Spring '20
  • partner, Public–private partnership, Public-private partnerships

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