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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Intermediary Organizations Are Urgently Needed to Assist in Modernizing Public Health and Addressing the Drivers of Health in the United States
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Intermediary Organizations Are Urgently Needed to Assist in Modernizing Public Health and Addressing the Drivers of Health in the United States

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
05.2022
This issue brief describes the different roles intermediaries can play; provides examples of where they have been used in practice; and identifies the risks, benefits, and possible innovations of intermediaries as well as policy approaches that might facilitate their appropriate use.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Revising the Foundational Public Health Services in 2022
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Revising the Foundational Public Health Services in 2022

Public Health National Center for Innovations
02.2022
This publication provides a framework outlining the unique responsibilities of governmental public health and can be used to explain the vital role of governmental public health in a thriving community; identify capacity and resource gaps; determine the cost for assuring foundational activities; and justify funding needs
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Public Health
Social Needs
The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022
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The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
01.2022
This publication outlines trends that impacted the field of complex care on the national level in 2021.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the University of California, Berkeley
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the University of California, Berkeley

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.03.2021
This brief assesses how pre-existing work to align health care, public health, and social services within Contra Costa County, Calif., was used and adapted over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
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Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies
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Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies

State Health and Value Strategies
11.24.2021
This issue brief explores opportunities for state Medicaid agencies to implement performance measures with contracted entities that could strengthen their growing interest in social care and highlights several barriers to those applications.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Services
Applying the Aligning in Crisis Principles
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Applying the Aligning in Crisis Principles

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
11.04.2021
These briefs present principles and practical questions that government agencies and local fiscal intermediaries, like local wellness funds and health-oriented community collaboratives, can use to guide planning for use of COVID-19 recovery funds.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Aligning Systems for Health Research and Practice Convening 2021
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Aligning Systems for Health Research and Practice Convening 2021

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.19.2021
This two-day webinar series reviews Aligning Systems for Health's learnings on cross-sector alignment over the past three years and what their findings mean for the future of the field.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Utah Asthma Home Visiting Program
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Aligning in Action: Utah Asthma Home Visiting Program

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.15.2021
This case study highlights Utah Asthma Home Visiting program, a cross-sector effort serving individuals and families with uncontrolled asthma and includes a combination of education, assessment, and if needed, referrals and remediation.
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Health Care
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Good Governance Across Sectors
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Good Governance Across Sectors

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.14.2021
On October 14, a panel of experts explained how they’ve found success in governing cross-sector relationships with power dynamics, community voice, trust, and other factors at play.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
A Framework for Assessing the Racial Equity Impact of the American Rescue Plan Act
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A Framework for Assessing the Racial Equity Impact of the American Rescue Plan Act

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.2021
This brief summarizes a convening of stakeholders, policy officials, experts, and thought leaders who discussed how government recipients of American Rescue Plan Act funding can be held accountable for focusing on equity in their decision making and programmatic choices.
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COVID-19
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Public Health
Social Needs