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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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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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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
Revising the Foundational Public Health Services in 2022
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Revising the Foundational Public Health Services in 2022

Public Health National Center for Innovations
02.2022
This publication provides a framework outlining the unique responsibilities of governmental public health and can be used to explain the vital role of governmental public health in a thriving community; identify capacity and resource gaps; determine the cost for assuring foundational activities; and justify funding needs
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Public Health
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
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
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
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
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
Health Care
Social Needs
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Camden Coalition
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the Camden Coalition

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.03.2021
This brief examines perceptions of value of cross-sector collaboration toward serving populations with complex health and social needs.
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Health Care
Social Needs