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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Cross-Sector Alignment and the Response to COVID-19
Brief

Cross-Sector Alignment and the Response to COVID-19

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.04.2020
This brief examines factors supporting cross-sector alignment; presents findings relevant to the response to the COVID crisis; and presents challenges and response opportunities related to several key elements of the Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change: sectors, shared purpose, governance, finance, data, community voice, equity, capacity, and urgency.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Mental Health
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Healthy Homes Des Moines
Case Study

Aligning in Action: Healthy Homes Des Moines

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.01.2020
This case study examines Healthy Homes Des Moines, a pilot program to provide home remediation and health education to reduce the burden of childhood asthma. The goal of the pilot was to demonstrate the value of an upstream intervention to the community and to health care providers.
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Chronic Disease
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Insights from the Social Sector: A Cross-Sector Response to Health Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Webinar

Insights from the Social Sector: A Cross-Sector Response to Health Disparities in the COVID-19 Pandemic

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
05.27.2020
This webinar features experiences and insights from two community-based organizations that have long helped their communities address health disparities and systemic inequities. Presenters shared actionable best practices for collaboration in this environment and reflected on opportunities for future structural change.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Pixels: Learning from Each Other
Webinar

Pixels: Learning from Each Other

Georgia Health Policy Center
05.27.2020
This virtual event features Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grantees sharing the work they are engaged in around cross-sector alignment: What is it? What does it mean? Why does it matter? How can we use these lessons in light of the current fight against COVID-19?
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Complex Care
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
All In COVID Listening Sessions Connect Communities Struggling with COVID-19
Brief

All In COVID Listening Sessions Connect Communities Struggling with COVID-19

Data Across Sectors for Health, All In: Data for Community Health
05.26.2020
This brief outlines learnings from All In's inaugural Listening Session to pave the way for knowledge sharing and policy development in the post-COVID future. Topics ranged from apps involved in contact tracing to the social determinants of health exposed by the outbreak.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Vita Health & Wellness District
Case Study

Aligning in Action: Vita Health & Wellness District

Georgia Health Policy Center
05.05.2020
This case study examines how Stamford, Connecticut's public housing authority, Charter Oak Communities, and the local health system, Stamford Health, enabled a land swap that ultimately led to the revitalization of that city’s West Side neighborhood through a collective-impact approach.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Home Together: Ensuring Babies Have a Place to Call Home
Case Study

Home Together: Ensuring Babies Have a Place to Call Home

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.2020
This case study highlights how the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Little Rock, Ark. nonprofit Our House have aligned to support mothers of young children facing homelessness and housing insecurity.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Immediate Approaches for Collaboration During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Immediate Approaches for Collaboration During the COVID-19 Pandemic

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
04.17.2020
This virtual community forum explores the ways in which a fragmented system is impeding care delivery for complex patients and identifies near-term opportunities to address them including solutions that forum participants are finding on the ground to overcome them.
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Health Care
Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Purpose, Data, Financing, and Governance
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Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Purpose, Data, Financing, and Governance

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.06.2020
This brief captures themes, lessons, and trends around the core components of aligned systems identified in the Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change: purpose, data, financing, and governance.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Interrupting Violence From Within the Trauma Unit and Well Beyond
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Interrupting Violence From Within the Trauma Unit and Well Beyond

Health Affairs
04.06.2020
This article highlights how MedStar Washington Hospital Center's Community Violence Intervention Program is providing short- and long-term support to victims of violence, hoping to reduce the number of repeat visitors.
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Health Care
Mental Health
Social Needs