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Ensuring That Money Intended for Health Equity is Well Spent
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Ensuring That Money Intended for Health Equity is Well Spent

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.08.2021
publication highlights how a national framework to measure equity can help state and local jurisdictions employ American Rescue Plan Act funds as intended — and hold city, county and state leaders accountable for focusing on equity in their decision-making and programmatic choices.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Leveraging Federal Funds and Intermediaries to Build Equitable Cities
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Leveraging Federal Funds and Intermediaries to Build Equitable Cities

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
This blog details how cities can partner with intermediary organizations to leverage the hundreds of billions of dollars to provide immediate relief and help plan for equitable responses to future crises.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Moving to Center: BUILD's Journey to Advance Health Equity
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Moving to Center: BUILD’s Journey to Advance Health Equity

09.2021
This publication examines how the BUILD Health Challenge has pursued the bold goal of improving health for all through cross-sector, upstream, and community-driven approaches.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Strengthening Health & Housing Collaboration in Louisiana
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Strengthening Health & Housing Collaboration in Louisiana

National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs
09.2021
The publication shares findings from the New Orleans Healthy Homes Regional Convening focused on enhancing healthy homes interventions to demonstrate the impact of home-based interventions and home improvements on healthcare utilization and outcomes.
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Public Health
Social Needs
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
Using Data Strategies to Advance Health and Racial Equity
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Using Data Strategies to Advance Health and Racial Equity

National Academy for State Health Policy
06.25.2021
This set of resources from the National Academy for State Health Policy illustrates how convergent analysis — which helps to depict the extent that different health conditions coexist at their worst level — can be applied to publicly available data sets to advance health and racial equity.
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Health Care
Public Health
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
Aligning Healthcare, Public Health and Social Services: A Scoping Review of the Role of Purpose, Governance, Finance and Data
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Aligning Healthcare, Public Health and Social Services: A Scoping Review of the Role of Purpose, Governance, Finance and Data

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
05.20.2021
This publication in Health and Social Care in the Community reviews a study confirming the importance of shared purpose, financing, data, and governance for the success of health-oriented, cross-sector collaboration and improvement in population-level health outcomes.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Safety-Net Accountable Health Model Partnership Drives Inpatient Connection to Outpatient Social Services, Reducing Readmissions in a Population Experiencing Homelessness
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Safety-Net Accountable Health Model Partnership Drives Inpatient Connection to Outpatient Social Services, Reducing Readmissions in a Population Experiencing Homelessness

Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network
05.2021
This study evaluates whether screening for homelessness during hospitalization and deploying outpatient care managers to the inpatient setting to rapidly connect patients to community social services reduce hospital readmissions.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Social Services