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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Theory of Change Charette
Webinar

Theory of Change Charette

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.24.2020
This webinar features an overview of RWJF's Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change and recaps stakeholder input into how the Theory of Change can better support the work of those implementing cross-sector alignment.
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Alignment 101
Cross-Sector Alignment and the Response to COVID-19
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Cross-Sector Alignment and the Response to COVID-19

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.04.2020
This brief examines factors supporting cross-sector alignment; presents findings relevant to the response to the COVID crisis; and presents challenges and response opportunities related to several key elements of the Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change: sectors, shared purpose, governance, finance, data, community voice, equity, capacity, and urgency.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Mental Health
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Healthy Homes Des Moines
Case Study

Aligning in Action: Healthy Homes Des Moines

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.01.2020
This case study examines Healthy Homes Des Moines, a pilot program to provide home remediation and health education to reduce the burden of childhood asthma. The goal of the pilot was to demonstrate the value of an upstream intervention to the community and to health care providers.
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Chronic Disease
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Pixels: Learning from Each Other
Webinar

Pixels: Learning from Each Other

Georgia Health Policy Center
05.27.2020
This virtual event features Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grantees sharing the work they are engaged in around cross-sector alignment: What is it? What does it mean? Why does it matter? How can we use these lessons in light of the current fight against COVID-19?
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Complex Care
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Vita Health & Wellness District
Case Study

Aligning in Action: Vita Health & Wellness District

Georgia Health Policy Center
05.05.2020
This case study examines how Stamford, Connecticut's public housing authority, Charter Oak Communities, and the local health system, Stamford Health, enabled a land swap that ultimately led to the revitalization of that city’s West Side neighborhood through a collective-impact approach.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Why Cross-Sector Alignment Matters: Real Life Stories
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Why Cross-Sector Alignment Matters: Real Life Stories

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.21.2020
This webinar features the people working in communities to better meet the needs of the people and places they serve. The panel shares their own personal challenges navigating complex systems and how they are now helping others.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Social Needs
Cross-Sector Alignment Glossary
Brief

Cross-Sector Alignment Glossary

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.13.2020
This cross-sector alignment glossary, developed by Aligning Systems for Health, offers a starting point for understanding alignment terminology.
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Alignment 101
Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Purpose, Data, Financing, and Governance
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Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Purpose, Data, Financing, and Governance

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.06.2020
This brief captures themes, lessons, and trends around the core components of aligned systems identified in the Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change: purpose, data, financing, and governance.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Interrupting Violence From Within the Trauma Unit and Well Beyond
Publication

Interrupting Violence From Within the Trauma Unit and Well Beyond

Health Affairs
04.06.2020
This article highlights how MedStar Washington Hospital Center's Community Violence Intervention Program is providing short- and long-term support to victims of violence, hoping to reduce the number of repeat visitors.
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Health Care
Mental Health
Social Needs
Health And Human Services Integration: Generating Sustained Health And Equity Improvements
Publication

Health And Human Services Integration: Generating Sustained Health And Equity Improvements

Georgia Health Policy Center and Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network (SIREN)
04.2020
This publication summarizes the characteristics of current health and human services integration efforts, synthesizes key evidence on the effectiveness of different integration activities, and highlights associated gaps in the evidence and critical implementation challenges.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs