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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Making Aligning Work: Reflections on 18 Months of Aligning Across Sectors
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Making Aligning Work: Reflections on 18 Months of Aligning Across Sectors

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
04.01.2021
This brief–part of the Aligning Systems for Health’s Making Aligning Work series–captures reflections on the progress made in the field around aligning sectors, the implications of the triple crisis for aligning efforts, and considerations for the future of aligning across sectors.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Community Voices Panel: Shifting Power
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Community Voices Panel: Shifting Power

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
04.01.2021
This webinar on April 1 explores ways to empower and elevate the voice of community members in cross-sector aligning efforts.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: The Health Project
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Aligning in Action: The Health Project

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.25.2021
The brief examines how Mercy Health uses community benefit dollars to fund community-facing initiatives through the Health Project.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Framework for Aligning Sectors With Glossary
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Framework for Aligning Sectors With Glossary

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.15.2021
This framework visually depicts how aligned systems require that sectors think and work together in fundamentally new ways to improve the health and well-being of the people and communities they serve in ways that are built to last.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
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
Aligning Up Close: A Community’s Response to a Pandemic
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Aligning Up Close: A Community’s Response to a Pandemic

Aligning Systems for Health
02.18.2021
This case study highlights how Elevate Health, an Accountable Communities of Health organization in Pierce County, Washington, partnered with clinical services, social services, and public health to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Complex Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Regional Leaders Learn How to Invest Resources to Ensure Health and Well-Being
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Regional Leaders Learn How to Invest Resources to Ensure Health and Well-Being

ReThink Health
02.02.2021
This blog examines the framework used by ReThink Health’s Portfolio Design for Healthier Regions to guide stewards in recruiting local funders to invest in cross-sector community health programs.
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Aligning Systems with Communities to Advance Equity through Shared Measurement
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Aligning Systems with Communities to Advance Equity through Shared Measurement

American Institutes for Research
01.2021
This report outlines five principles to inform measurement that effectively aligns systems’ actions with the needs and priorities of the communities those systems serve, particularly communities that historically have been harmed the most by inequities.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Linking Medical Homes to Social Service Systems for Medicaid Populations
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Linking Medical Homes to Social Service Systems for Medicaid Populations

Systems For Action
01.27.2021
This webinar outlines how implementing a web-based communication and care management platform supporting electronic communication between patient-centered medical homes and social service providers affects care for Medicaid patients.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Medicaid
Social Needs