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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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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
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
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
Advancing Equity in the Nation’s COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery Efforts: Options for a New Administration
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Advancing Equity in the Nation’s COVID-19 Public Health Response and Recovery Efforts: Options for a New Administration

George Washington University
01.2021
This paper summarizes policy and programmatic initiatives that a new administration could incorporate into its COVID-19 response and recovery efforts that will ensure a more equitable — and more effective — approach.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Cross-Sector Alignment: Built to Last Virtual Series Report
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Cross-Sector Alignment: Built to Last Virtual Series Report

Aligning Systems for Health
10.07.2020
This report summarizes the three Built to Last virtual sessions: Why Cross-Sector Alignment Matters: Real Life Stories, Pixels: Learning from Each Other, and Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change Charette.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Fostering Healthy Neighborhoods
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Fostering Healthy Neighborhoods: Alignment Across the Community Development, Financial Well-Being, and Health Sectors

Build Healthy Places Network, Prosperity Now, and Financial Health Network
03.11.2020
This report presents examples of existing alignment across sectors, opportunities and challenges for increased collaboration, and recommendations to foster cross-sector alignment across the community development, public health, health care, and financial well-being sectors.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Milestones for Community Integrated Health Care at Essential Hospitals
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Milestones for Community-Integrated Health Care at Essential Hospitals

America's Essential Hospitals
01.13.2020
This report identifies activities in which essential hospitals can engage as they begin to work outside their walls, specifically aspects of organizational commitment, workforce development, community engagement, external partnerships, health information technology and data, and finance and investment.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Outside the Hospital Walls: An Update on Essential Hospitals' Effort to Improve the Health of Their Communities
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Outside the Hospital Walls: An Update on Essential Hospitals’ Efforts to Improve the Health of Their Communities

America's Essential Hospitals
01.13.2020
This report highlights both the successes and remaining opportunities for social determinants of health work at essential hospitals. It presents evidence collected through a 2019 survey and interviews with population health executives, explores these findings, and compares the evidence with prior research.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Using Measurement to Drive Cross-Sector Alignment Towards Equitable Health Outcomes: An Environmental Scan Report
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Using Measurement to Drive Cross-Sector Alignment Towards Equitable Health Outcomes: An Environmental Scan Report

American Institutes for Research
01.2020
This environmental scan offers an overview of the breadth and variability within the landscape of cross-sector alignment initiatives and the many different ways in which these initiatives use measurement.
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Alignment 101
From Siloed Systems to Ecosystem: The Evolution of the Camden Coalition's Complex Care Model
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From Siloed Systems to Ecosystem: The Evolution of the Camden Coalition’s Complex Care Model

Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
07.30.2019
This report showcases the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Provider’s 15-plus years developing a care model that is centered around both health and social complexity and highlights successes and challenges.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs