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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
Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies
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Conceptualizing Performance Measurement for Social Care Interventions: An Issue Brief for State Medicaid Agencies

State Health and Value Strategies
11.24.2021
This issue brief explores opportunities for state Medicaid agencies to implement performance measures with contracted entities that could strengthen their growing interest in social care and highlights several barriers to those applications.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Health Care
Medicaid
Public Health
Social Services
Applying the Aligning in Crisis Principles
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Applying the Aligning in Crisis Principles

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
11.04.2021
These briefs present principles and practical questions that government agencies and local fiscal intermediaries, like local wellness funds and health-oriented community collaboratives, can use to guide planning for use of COVID-19 recovery funds.
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Complex Care
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery with City, County, and State Examples
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery with City, County, and State Examples

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
"This brief highlights four principles and includes accompanying city, county, and state examples to help leaders maximize the benefits of federal relief and recovery investments and lay the foundation for an equitable response to future crises.
Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Investing in Community Health Through Local Wellness Funds

Investing in Community Health Through Local Wellness Funds

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
This case study examines how state, county, and city policymakers can now leverage significant federal relief funds to establish and support sustainable local wellness funds that improve community well-being and advance health equity during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery and beyond.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Creating Shared Purpose: A Conversation with Paul Born
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Creating Shared Purpose: A Conversation with Paul Born

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
08.26.2021
This webinar examines how sectors can develop shared purpose when working towards improving community health.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
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Aligning in Action: Communities That Care Coalition

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
07.28.2021
This case study highlights the Communities That Care Coalition in Franklin County, Massachusetts, an evidence-based, prevention-science program that guides communities through a five-phase change process to promote healthy youth development, improve youth outcomes, and reduce problem behaviors.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Social Services
Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
07.02.2021
This brief highlights four principles to help leaders maximize the benefits of federal relief and recovery investments and lay the foundation for an equitable response to future crises.
Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Estimating Cross-Sector Impacts of Permanent Supportive Housing in Los Angeles Evidence Brief
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Estimating Cross-Sector Impacts of Permanent Supportive Housing in Los Angeles Evidence Brief

Systems for Action
06.25.2021
This brief examines the cross-sector impacts of permanent supportive housing programming (housing placement, financial subsidies, and supportive services) for homeless individuals who are high-utilizers of county-provided health services.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Social Services