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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
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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
Aligning in Crisis: A Framework for Opportunity
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Aligning in Crisis: A Framework for Opportunity

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.18.2021
This brief presents a framework to strengthen the immediate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and address the long-term health and social needs the pandemic has exacerbated.
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COVID-19
Using Whole-Person Care to Coordinate Health and Social Services for Medicaid Populations during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Using Whole-Person Care to Coordinate Health and Social Services for Medicaid Populations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Systems for Action
03.10.2021
This webinar reviews a study evaluating the effectiveness of California’s Whole Person Care initiative in coordinating health and social services for Medicaid beneficiaries with complex needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
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
Changes in Capacity to Absorb Clinical-to-Community Referrals during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Changes in Capacity to Absorb Clinical-to-Community Referrals during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Systems For Action
02.24.2021
This webinar introduces a study assessing the capacity of community social services organizations and their partners to meet the needs of new clients identified through emerging social determinants of health screening and referral tools used by medical providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Social Needs
Building Capacity of Early Stage Journeys – Reflections on DASH Mentor Program 2.0
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Building Capacity of Early Stage Journeys – Reflections on DASH Mentor Program 2.0

Data Across Sectors For Health
01.21.2021
This blog examines the lessons learned from Data Across Sectors for Health's Mentor Program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Community Health Workers and Peers are Essential to Counties’ COVID-19 Response
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Community Health Workers and Peers are Essential to Counties’ COVID-19 Response

National Center for Complex Care & Social Needs
2021
This blog features how community care workers and peers from Whole Person Care pilots in Los Angeles, Santa Cruz, and Ventura, California, are helping those most vulnerable to COVID-19 stay healthy and safe.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Advancing Health, Well-Being, and Equity through Community-State Data-Sharing Partnerships
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Advancing Health, Well-Being, and Equity through Community-State Data-Sharing Partnerships

Data Across Sectors For Health, Center for Health Care Strategies
10.19.2020
This blog outlines the creation of the Learning and Action in Policy and Partnerships program, an initiative that supports communities to strengthen and leverage relationships with state agencies in support of data-sharing efforts.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Responding to COVID-19: Finding and leveraging partnerships
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Responding to COVID-19: Finding and Leveraging Partnerships

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
2020
This blog post highlights how providers are using new and existing connections to better respond to the needs of vulnerable community members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19