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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 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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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
Achieving Health Equity: Community-Led Alternatives to Healthcare-CBO Partnerships
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Achieving Health Equity: Community-Led Alternatives to Healthcare-CBO Partnerships

Nonprofit Finance Fund
05.05.2021
This blog explores considerations for facilitating partnerships between community-based organizations and health care providers and payers to address health equity and social determinants of health.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Social Needs
How Systems and Communities Can Partner on Goals and Measurement to Advance Equity
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How Systems and Communities Can Partner on Goals and Measurement to Advance Equity

American Institutes for Research
04.21.2021
This Q&A discusses project learnings on how systems can keep people healthy and how to use measurement as a tool to make changes in equitable ways.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
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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Alignment 101
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COVID Relief Money: States Need Public-Private Partnerships

George Washington University
04.13.2021
This op-ed authored by Jeffrey Levi and published in The Hill highlights the need for states and localities to align varied federal funding streams to maximize effectiveness and sustainability.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
State of the Field of Multi-Sector Data Sharing for Community Health Infographic
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State of the Field of Multi-Sector Data Sharing for Community Health Infographic

Data Across Sectors for Health
04.2021
This infographic showcases the results of Data Across Sectors for Health's field survey to learn more about how collaborations across the country organize their communities and develop sustainable infrastructure to promote equity, thriving communities.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Services