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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
How Health Center Care Teams Can Address Health and Housing for Patients Involved With the Justice System
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How Health Center Care Teams Can Address Health and Housing for Patients Involved With the Justice System

The National Nurse-Led Care Consortium, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council & the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
05.11.2021
This report provides an overview of both the civil and criminal justice systems in the United States and describes the cyclical relationship between those systems and housing insecurity, including homelessness.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Building Effective, Sustainable Partnerships Between State Associations to Strengthen the Safety Net
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Building Effective, Sustainable Partnerships Between State Associations to Strengthen the Safety Net

Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net
05.10.2021
This report analyzes the process by which primary care associations and behavioral health state associations built and strengthened their partnerships, starting from collaboration on Delta Center project proposals and ultimately to joint policy and practice accomplishments.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Exploring Consumer Engagement Experiences
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Exploring Consumer Engagement Experiences

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
04.2021
This report provides insight and guidance for how complex care organizations—and others—can and should build authentic and mutually beneficial partnerships with their consumer stakeholders.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Multi-Sectoral Alliance Resource Compendium
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Multi-Sectoral Alliance Resource Compendium

National Alliance to Impact Social Determinants of Health
03.2021
This compendium contains guidance documents, best practices, case studies, and tools to assist in developing and optimizing multi-sector alliances focused on social determinants of health.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Social Needs
Social Services
Collaboration in Communities to Address COVID-19
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Collaboration in Communities to Address COVID-19

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
03.2021
This report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation follows nine diverse communities across the United States from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic through October 2020. It details how cross-sector collaboration is contributing to ongoing response and recovery efforts.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Leveraging Accountable Health Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Leveraging Accountable Health Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
03.2021
This report examines how the Camden Coalition’s team of Accountable Health Communities (AHC) screeners and navigators and AHC program partners have continued their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
A Selection of Health-Oriented Collaboration Measurement Frameworks: Elements for Consideration in a Cross-Sector Alignment Measurement System
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A Selection of Health-Oriented Collaboration Measurement Frameworks: Elements for Consideration in a Cross-Sector Alignment Measurement System

Aligning Systems for Health
02.12.2021
This report reviews a diverse set of existing health collaboration measurement frameworks to identify useful elements that may be included in a cross-sector aligning framework.
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Alignment 101
Promising Practices: A Companion Guide for Principles to Advance Equity through Shared Measurement
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Promising Practices: A Companion Guide for Principles to Advance Equity through Shared Measurement

American Institutes for Research
02.2021
This guide helps partners have open discussions about roles and how to promote equitable involvement of all who have a stake in the shared measurement effort.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning Systems with Communities to Advance Equity through Shared Measurement
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Aligning Systems with Communities to Advance Equity through Shared Measurement

American Institutes for Research
01.2021
This report outlines five principles to inform measurement that effectively aligns systems’ actions with the needs and priorities of the communities those systems serve, particularly communities that historically have been harmed the most by inequities.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs