October 2018                          

A monthly digest of news, events, and opportunities from All In: Data for Community Health, a learning network of communities across the country that are testing exciting new ways to transform health through multi-sector partnerships to share data
Latest News

Data Innovators Share Their Expertise at the 
All In National Meeting

The All In National Meeting brought together 250 stakeholders improving community health and whole-person wellness through multi-sector partnerships to share data. Get the highlights in an All In recap, watch videos of the plenary sessions, explore session materials, and read key takeaways in a BUILD blog and a blog by Alison ReinAll In co-founder. 

Read a recap  |  Watch plenary videos  |  View session materials

Two Upcoming Funding Opportunities for All In

This month, DASH will release two new funding opportunities for All In members: 1) a new round of CIC-START awards, which provide support to local collaborations for activities that build capacity to share data and 2) funding to participate as peer-to-peer mentees in the new DASH Mentor Program. Both programs will launch by the end of the month, so watch your inbox for details and webinar registration information. 

Measuring Social Needs and Outcomes: Key Considerations

How can health care organizations measure social needs in an actionable way? This is a question that many communities are grappling with as they strive towards coordinated whole-person care that addresses social determinants of health. Presenters on a recent  All In webinar highlighted key considerations for measuring social needs in health care settings. 


An Equitable Approach to Community Health Planning in Garrett County, MD

On this episode of the All In podcast, Shelley Argabrite explains how the Garrett County Health Department's digital data platform has transformed the way they engage hard-to-reach rural residents in community health planning, making the process more equitable and using multi-sector data to drive decision-making.

All In  Virtual Events

SHIEC Webinar: How HIEs are Using Multi-Sector Data Sharing to Address Social Determinants
October 12 from 1 - 2 pm ET

Join the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) for this webinar featuring two All In communities that will share how their HIEs are partnering on the development of "use cases", shared governance, and data-informed interventions to improve health. Space is limited and materials will be made available for those not able to join. 

Welcome to All In: Office Hours
October 12 from 2:30 - 3 pm ET

New to All In and have questions about the network or the platform? Join us for "office hours," an informal, interactive "ask me anything" introduction to All In and the online community. 

BUILD TA Webinar on Displacement
October 25 from 2 - 3 pm ET

On this BUILD TA webinar, Rachel Bennett of the Prevention Institute will explore what those working to improve community conditions in fields like transportation, parks and open space, food justice, planning, public health, and philanthropy can do to ensure that those efforts align with affordable housing strategies and don't contribute to displacement.

All In  In-Person Events

Connect with All In at Upcoming Conferences
  • APHA Annual Meeting: November 10 - 14 in San Diego, CA - Stop by the All In exhibit booth to learn how you can join the network and utilize all the tools and learning opportunities available to members.  View our list of All In sessions at APHA, and sign up to meet up with other All In members during the event. 
  • Culture of Collaboration SummitNovember 28 - 29 in Aurora, CO - All In member Civic Canopy is hosting a two-day summit gathering stakeholders from from across Colorado and beyond to build skills and knowledge around what it takes to ensure healthy and thriving communities.
  • Putting Care at the Center Conference: December 5 - 7 in Chicago, IL - All In member Camden Coalition hosts their second annual conference. Visit the All In beehive session to learn about new opportunities and tools we're developing to support data sharing across sectors.

NNIP Resources on Data Governance, Security, and Technology for Civic Data Integration

The National Neighborhood Indicators Project (NNIP) released two new resources: 1) a guide to help organizations develop robust data governance and security programs and 2) a report offering technical guidance for jurisdictions linking administrative data across agencies.

New: Neighborhood Life Expectancy Data

The United States Small-Area Life Expectancy Estimate Project (USALEEP) released new census-tract level data on life expectancy. This is the first time life expectancy at birth estimates are available nationwide down to the neighborhood level.

Community Care Coordination Systems: Technology Supports 

DASH Co-Director Clare Tanner was one of several experts interviewed for this issue brief from Nemours, which explores elements of technology applications emerging to "close the loop" between clinical and community services.

Read the issue brief

Roundtable on Data Sharing Policies and Solutions for the Opioid Crisis

DASH participated in a recent HHS roundtable on data sharing policies and data-driven solutions to tackle the opioid crisis. The newly released summary report provides key recommendations from those discussions. 

Read the report  |  Get a summary from FedScoop

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Latest Community Updates

Recent Discussion Forum Topics

Do you have an event or resource you would like to notify other All In members about, or a question you would like to ask the community? Post it in the  open forum.
All In Shout Outs

Data Meetings Seek Health Solutions

This news story features the Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services, a DASH CIC-START awardee who organized a gathering of local leaders to discuss how data can help address social and health inequities in their community.   

NJ Transit Cop Says the System Wasn't Working, So He Changed It

Care AC, a NJHI awardee, is partnering with transit police in Atlantic City on a program that offers residents a chance to get their warrants recalled temporarily and, in the process, access the services they may need to get themselves back on their feet.

Case Study: Identifying Child Lead Poisoning Risk

AllianceChicago, a former DASH awardee partner, published a case study describing their use of a clinical decision support tool that leverages multi-sector data to help identify young children at risk of lead exposure.

New Report Identifies NYC Neighborhoods Where Medicaid Might Better Support Members' Health by Addressing Housing Insecurity

United Hospital Fund recently published a brief on how Medicaid might address housing and health in NYC using neighborhood tabulation area data collected by a former DASH awardee to map housing instability, emergency department use, and Medicaid enrollment.  

Project Spotlights

Imperial County Accountable Communities for Health

With support from CACHI, multi-sector partners in Imperial County, CA are developing a comprehensive effort to reduce asthma hospitalization using the Accountable Communities for Health model. 

Bridging Health and Safety in Near Northside

This BUILD partnership in Houston, TX is taking steps to address several upstream health and safety issues, including improving infrastructure, reducing crime, implementing food-as-health and exercise-as-medicine programs, and ensuring healthy, affordable homes.


Funding / Technical Assistance Opportunities
  • RWJF Pioneering Idea: Due October 17 - RWJF is awarding $2 million for projects that will examine how emerging technologies could transform infrastructure in ways that improve health equity in the United States.
  • PRAPARE Innovation and Engagement Awards: Due October 26 - This award recognizes innovative uses of the PRAPARE social determinants of health assessment tool to disseminate those models and lessons learned. 
  • 2019 RWJF Culture of Health PrizeDue November 1 - RWJF wants to hear your community's inspiring story of collaboration, action, and results. Tell them how you are working together to ensure that all residents have the opportunity to thrive.
  • CDC Public Health Informatics Fellowship: Due November 5 - Apply your expertise in information science, computer science, and information technology to address complex public health informatics challenges.
  • Visualizing and Powering Healthy Lives: Due November 16 - The Urban Institute and RWJF have partnered to launch two $1 million funding opportunities that leverage life expectancy data to explore how communities can address health disparities.
  • CCI Catalyst Program: Due November 16 - During this six-month capability building program, Catalysts learn and practice "design thinking," also known as "human-centered design," to explore strategic challenges within their organizations. 
Presentation Opportunities
  • All In Project Showcase Webinar Series Ongoing  All In  is seeking applications for our project showcase webinar series, which features community collaborations sharing multi-sector data to address the social determinants of health. 

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