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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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The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022
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The State of the Field of Complex Care 2022

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
01.2022
This publication outlines trends that impacted the field of complex care on the national level in 2021.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Public Health
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.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Investing in Community Health Through Local Wellness Funds

Investing in Community Health Through Local Wellness Funds

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
This case study examines how state, county, and city policymakers can now leverage significant federal relief funds to establish and support sustainable local wellness funds that improve community well-being and advance health equity during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery and beyond.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
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Enhancing Pandemic Recovery Through Multisector Partnerships
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Enhancing Pandemic Recovery Through Multisector Partnerships

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
This case study explores how multisector partnerships offer cost-effective, long-term solutions to uncoordinated approaches to clinical and social needs and help communities ensure a swift and equitable pandemic recovery.
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COVID-19
Health Care
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