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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Aligning in Action: MLPB
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Aligning in Action: MLPB

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
07.06.2021
This case study highlights the MLPB (formerly Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston), which equips communities of care with legal education and problem-solving insights to foster prevention, health equity, and human-centered system change.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Leveraging Federal Funds to Improve Health and Equity: Pathways Community HUB Model
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Leveraging Federal Funds to Improve Health and Equity: Pathways Community HUB Model

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
07.02.2021
This case study highlights how proven models, such as the Pathways Community HUB approach, can be prioritized and deployed to efficiently and effectively drive change now and in the long term.
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Financing
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
07.02.2021
This brief highlights four principles to help leaders maximize the benefits of federal relief and recovery investments and lay the foundation for an equitable response to future crises.
Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Lessons Learned from Partnerships Between Networks of Community-Based Organizations and Health Care Organizations
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Lessons Learned from Partnerships Between Networks of Community-Based Organizations and Health Care Organizations

Nonprofit Finance Fund
06.17.2021
This brief highlights themes and lessons learned through the Advancing Resilience and Community Health initiative, designed to help networks of nonprofit community-based organizations develop new contracts, payment models, and partnership approaches with health care payors to achieve better health outcomes across the United States.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Should Community Resource Referral Platforms be a Public Good?
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Should Community Resource Referral Platforms be a Public Good?

Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network
06.15.2021
This podcast episode explores pressing questions surrounding the governance and interoperability of software platforms marketed to health care systems and designed to streamline information about and connection to community resources to address social needs.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Biden's Public Health Budget Goes Well Beyond Emergency COVID-19 Investments
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Biden’s Public Health Budget Goes Well Beyond Emergency COVID-19 Investments

George Washington University
06.03.2021
This article examines the proposed $9.6 billion budget for public health programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and opportunities to guarantee long-term funding for key investments in public health infrastructure and community partnerships.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Advancing Equity and Alignment During Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act
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Advancing Equity and Alignment During Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
06.01.2021
This brief highlights the Funders Forum on Accountable Health's convening to discuss how best to advance equity and alignment across sectors during implementation of American Rescue Plan Act.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Aligning in Crisis: Practical Insights to Seize Opportunity
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Aligning in Crisis: Practical Insights to Seize Opportunity

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
05.21.2021
This brief discusses key learnings from the Aligning in Crisis' first convening of surveillance partners.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Collaboratively Addressing Food Insecurity During COVID-19 in Urban Environments
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Collaboratively Addressing Food Insecurity During COVID-19 in Urban Environments

National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs
05.20.2021
This webinar examines the strategies of collaboratives in Trenton, New Jersey and Portland, Oregon that address acute food insecurity in urban environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning Healthcare, Public Health and Social Services: A Scoping Review of the Role of Purpose, Governance, Finance and Data
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Aligning Healthcare, Public Health and Social Services: A Scoping Review of the Role of Purpose, Governance, Finance and Data

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
05.20.2021
This publication in Health and Social Care in the Community reviews a study confirming the importance of shared purpose, financing, data, and governance for the success of health-oriented, cross-sector collaboration and improvement in population-level health outcomes.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs