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Table 4 Service system characteristics

From: Contracting as a bridging factor linking outer and inner contexts during EBP implementation and sustainment: a prospective study across multiple U.S. public sector service systems

Service system Contract type as of 2016 Full costs covered by SC contract Stability of SC contract Rigor of SC contract oversight CBOs able to influence SC contract Contract stipulates work with academic partners SC-related academic partnerships
State Performance-based Yes Unstable during major contract change High No Yes Long term
County 1 Cost reimbursement & performance-based Yes Stable High Yes In early contracts Long term
County 2 Cost reimbursement Mixed views Stable Low Mixed views No Short term
County 3 Cost reimbursement Mixed views Stable High Yes No Short term
County 4 Cost reimbursement Yes Stable Low Yes In early contracts Short term
County 5 Cost reimbursement No Unstable Low Mixed views In early contracts Short term
County 6 Cost reimbursement No Stable Low Yes No Short term
County 7 Cost reimbursement Yes Stable Low Yes No Short term