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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
Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs
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Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs

National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs
02.14.2022
This brief explores how different organizations and community members define and measure the value of cross-sector collaboration by convening key informant focus groups with organizations and also with affiliated community members involved in cross-sector efforts.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
The Process of Partnering with Community Members: Preliminary Findings
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The Process of Partnering with Community Members: Preliminary Findings

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.07.2021
This brief presents lessons learned about the community partnership process from a series of interviews and a focus group with community members engaging in cross-sector collaboratives.
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Alignment 101
Community Member Experiences with Collaboratives: Preliminary Findings
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Community Member Experiences with Collaboratives: Preliminary Findings

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.06.2021
This brief presents findings from interviews and a focus group with 15 community members who have participated in, and in some cases been affected by, cross-sector collaboratives in their communities.
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Alignment 101
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
Social Needs
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Population Health Innovation Lab
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Population Health Innovation Lab

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.03.2021
This brief highlights measures for aligning that health-oriented multisector collaboratives can use to assess their progress across the elements of the Framework for Aligning Sectors.
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Alignment 101
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Center for Health Progress
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Center for Health Progress

12.03.2021
This brief examines the pandemic’s impact on how organizations engage marginalized community members in cross-sector collaboratives.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Social Needs
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Camden Coalition
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Camden Coalition

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.03.2021
This brief examines perceptions of value of cross-sector collaboration toward serving populations with complex health and social needs.
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Health Care
Social Needs
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
Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery with City, County, and State Examples
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery with City, County, and State Examples

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
"This brief highlights four principles and includes accompanying city, county, and state examples 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
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services