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Creating Shared Purpose: A Conversation with Paul Born
Webinar

Creating Shared Purpose: A Conversation with Paul Born

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
08.26.2021
This webinar examines how sectors can develop shared purpose when working towards improving community health.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Co-Creation: A Principle of Shared Measurement to Align Systems and Communities towards Equity
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Co-Creation: A Principle of Shared Measurement to Align Systems and Communities towards Equity

American Institutes for Research
08.09.2021
This video highlights the co-creation principle, exploring how measurement can be co-created by communities to center their values, needs, priorities, and actions.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Crisis: Finding Shared Purpose
Case Study

Aligning in Crisis: Finding Shared Purpose

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
08.05.2021
This case study highlights how the Baltimore Health Corps is finding shared purpose to work across sectors and address the triple crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 economic downturn, and the ongoing impact of structural racism.
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COVID-19
Public Health
Aligning in Action: MLPB
Case Study

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
Aligning Federal Funding to Build Resilient, Equitable Communities
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Aligning Federal Funding to Build Resilient, Equitable Communities

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
07.02.2021
This brief analyzes and translates information, principles, and methods that support states, communities, and fiscal intermediaries in aligning resources and strategies across sectors and in moving the fast-flowing federal COVID-19 relief and recovery resources in a way that meets community needs and builds resilient, equitable futures.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Leveraging Federal Funds to Improve Health and Equity: Pathways Community HUB Model
Case Study

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
Purpose
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
Aligning Systems for Health: Two Years of Learning
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Aligning Systems for Health: Two Years of Learning

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
06.2021
This book advances the understanding of how people and organizations across health care, public health, and social services sectors can work together in new and sustainable ways to advance health and well-being.
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Health Care
Public Health
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