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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: Strategies and Tools to Leverage Federal Funding
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Aligning in Crisis: Strategies and Tools to Leverage Federal Funding

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
09.14.2022
On 9/14, experts from Aligning in Crisis, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will discussed how, if deployed strategically and effectively, federal funds can advance equity, shift power to the community, and set the stage for positive, long-term change.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Welcome to the TEAM: A Toolkit for Everyone Aligning and Measuring
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Welcome to the TEAM: A Toolkit for Everyone Aligning and Measuring

Systems for Action, Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
06.08.2022
This webinar presents the Toolkit for Everyone Aligning and Measuring (TEAM), a tool designed to help people think about measurement and strategy in their cross-sector health collaboratives.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
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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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
“More Than Just Giving Them a Piece of Paper”: Interviews with Primary Care on Social Needs Referrals to Community-Based Organizations
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“More Than Just Giving Them a Piece of Paper”: Interviews with Primary Care on Social Needs Referrals to Community-Based Organizations

SIREN (Social Interventions Research & Evaluation Network)
04.14.2022
This publication characterizes referrals to community-based organizations by primary care practices, which are increasingly being used by healthcare organizations to invest in social care.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs
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Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs

National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs
02.14.2022
This brief explores how different organizations and community members define and measure the value of cross-sector collaboration by convening key informant focus groups with organizations and also with affiliated community members involved in cross-sector efforts.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Social Needs
Addressing the Social Needs of Medicaid Enrollees Through Managed Care: Lessons and Promising Practices from the Field
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Addressing the Social Needs of Medicaid Enrollees Through Managed Care: Lessons and Promising Practices from the Field

Georgia Southern University
02.02.2022
This publication describes the perspectives of Medicaid managed care organizations representatives on the lessons learned and emerging promising practices from addressing social determinants of health among their Medicaid enrollees.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Needs
Study Finds Room to Boost Maternal and Child Health Participation in Health Impact Assessments
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Study Finds Room to Boost Maternal and Child Health Participation in Health Impact Assessments

Aligning Systems for Health (Georgia Health Policy Center)
01.24.2022
This publication exmaines a study showing how health impact assessments provide an action-oriented framework for maternal and child healthcare professionals to become involved in cross-sector collaboration to improve health equity.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
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
Can Subsidized Transportation Options Slow Diabetes Progression?
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Can Subsidized Transportation Options Slow Diabetes Progression?

Systems for Action
12.08.2021
This webinar examines low-cost ways of improving transportation opportunities for low-income urban diabetic patients, including providing public transit vouchers, a cash benefit, or mobility counseling compared with usual medical care alone.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
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
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs