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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Aligning in Crisis: Innovations to Meet Opportunity
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Aligning in Crisis: Innovations to Meet Opportunity

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
05.12.2021
This report describes how the Aligning Systems for Health project team is operationalizing the Advancing Equity in Pandemic Response and Recovery Framework, shares initial patterns seen in the examples, and suggests future directions.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Community Voice In Cross-Sector Alignment: Concepts and Strategies from a Scoping Review of the Health Collaboration Literature
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Community Voice In Cross-Sector Alignment: Concepts and Strategies from a Scoping Review of the Health Collaboration Literature

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.13.2021
This article addresses a gap in the literature with a systematic scoping review of research on health-oriented cross-sector collaboration and community voice.
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Making Aligning Work: Reflections on 18 Months of Aligning Across Sectors
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Making Aligning Work: Reflections on 18 Months of Aligning Across Sectors

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
04.01.2021
This brief–part of the Aligning Systems for Health’s Making Aligning Work series–captures reflections on the progress made in the field around aligning sectors, the implications of the triple crisis for aligning efforts, and considerations for the future of aligning across sectors.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Community Voices Panel: Shifting Power
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Community Voices Panel: Shifting Power

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
04.01.2021
This webinar on April 1 explores ways to empower and elevate the voice of community members in cross-sector aligning efforts.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Social Risks vs. Social Needs: Assessing Patients' Interest in Assistance
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Social Risks vs. Social Needs: Assessing Patients’ Interest in Assistance

Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network
03.30.2021
This podcast episode explores a wide range of reasons why patients who screen positive for a social risk may not desire related assistance from the health care team.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Social Services
Aligning in Action: The Health Project
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Aligning in Action: The Health Project

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.25.2021
The brief examines how Mercy Health uses community benefit dollars to fund community-facing initiatives through the Health Project.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Financing and Service Delivery Integration for Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
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Financing and Service Delivery Integration for Mental Illness and Substance Abuse

Systems for Action
03.24.2021
This webinar explores a study investigating system-level strategies that achieve alignment, partnership, and synergy across the delivery and financing systems for medical care, public health, and social and community services.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Social Services
Aligning in Crisis: A Framework for Opportunity
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Aligning in Crisis: A Framework for Opportunity

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.18.2021
This brief presents a framework to strengthen the immediate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and address the long-term health and social needs the pandemic has exacerbated.
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COVID-19
Building Accountability for Social Risk Screening into State Medicaid Programs
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Building Accountability for Social Risk Screening into State Medicaid Programs

Social Intervention Research & Evaluation Network
03.15.2021
This podcast episode explores design considerations from state Medicaid agencies weighing the use of quality measures for social risk screening.
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Health Care
Medicaid
Social Services
Framework for Aligning Sectors With Glossary
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Framework for Aligning Sectors With Glossary

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.15.2021
This framework visually depicts how aligned systems require that sectors think and work together in fundamentally new ways to improve the health and well-being of the people and communities they serve in ways that are built to last.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs