December 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
All In Podcast

How Can Neighborhood-Level Data Improve Health and Equity?

Leah Hendey of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) joined the All In podcast to discuss how neighborhood-level data can be used to solve pressing health challenges and address health equity. 

Coordinating Health and Social Services in San Diego, CA 

Karis Grounds of 2-1-1 San Diego joined the podcast to discuss how their community information exchange (CIE) platform is enabling data sharing and collaboration between health and social service providers. Grounds shared strategies for aligning multi-sector partners using a shared language and integrated technology to deliver enhanced care coordination. 

Latest News

All In Welcomes 46 New DASH Awardees!

DASH is pleased to welcome new awardees to the All In network. Six mentors and 32 mentees were selected to participate in the DASH Mentor Program, which supports participation in small peer-to-peer learning groups over 10 months. In addition, sixteen awardees were selected for DASH CIC-START, which supports local collaborations in making progress toward implementing multi-sector data systems.

"Public Health 40 Under 40" Launched by de Beaumont Foundation

Fresh perspectives, new ideas, creative problem-solving, and innovative solutions benefit communities and improve the field of public health. That's why the de Beaumont Foundation is creating its first list of "40 Under 40 in Public Health" and is seeking nominations and candidates who are showing leadership in making communities healthier. 

All In  Virtual Events

Two-Part Webinar Series: Sustainably Financing Community Health
  • Part 1: December 18 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET
  • Part 2: January 15 from 1:30 - 3:00 pm ET
Those seeking to advance community health often struggle to finance this important work - relying primarily on grants. Join All In for a two-part webinar series covering sustainable financing, alternative payment models, and tools to help you take steps towards sustaining your multi-sector community work. The series is intended to expand participants' knowledge of, comfort level with, and capacity to take advantage of different sustainable financing options.

Webinar: Leveraging Technology to Measure Capacity for Using Multi-Sector Data to Improve Community Health
January 28 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET

This webinar will provide an overview of the All In Capacity Assessment tool that tracks progress in the field of multi-sector data sharing. Presenters will share the initial results of data collection from 32 communities and describe how the aggregate results can guide funding and policy decisions that advance local initiatives and how local collaborations can use their individual results to inform initiative planning and self-monitoring. 

All In Shout Outs

PBS NewsHour: Why Managing Chronic Health Conditions Begins at Home

This story from PBS NewsHour follows the Collaborative Cottage Grove team, a BUILD awardee, as they fight to address chronic asthma by aligning health and housing systems in  Greensboro, NC

Video: The Importance of Health Equity

In a new video recorded for APHA TV, PHNCI explores insights into how health departments can leverage their accreditation work to enhance their commitment to health equity and improve outcomes in the communities they serve.

New Resources

Community Information Exchange (CIE) Toolkit and Webinar Series

2-1-1 San Diego, a DASH Mentor, released a CIE Toolkit that offers a roadmap for using data and technology to bridge sectors and create healthier communities. The five-part webinar series will highlight key strategies for communities interested in building a CIE. 

Get the toolkit  |  Register for the webinars

Beyond the Grant: A Sustainable Financing Workbook

Nearly 90% of multi-sector partnerships depend overwhelmingly on short-term sources of funding - namely, grants. It's time to explore new financing frontiers! Beyond the Grant, a new resource from ReThink Health, offers practical, user-friendly tools to answer common financing questions and develop action plans for moving beyond the grant.

Building a Strong Foundation of Public Health Infrastructure

The foundational public health services (FPHS) have been used by many states as a conceptual framework to describe the infrastructure and programs that no health department should be without. PHNCI released a new suite of materials to communicate the importance of building a strong public health infrastructure to support FPHS implementation. 

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Latest Community Updates

Featured Discussion: HMIS and EHR Data Integration

Do you know of successful instances of data integration between Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) systems and electronic health record (EHR) systems? Add your expertise to the discussion!  

Other 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.
Project Spotlights

Healthy Together Medical-Legal Partnership for Improving Asthma in Southeast DC

Focusing on the intersection of pediatric health and housing regulations, this BUILD 2.0 project is leveraging medical expertise, legal support, and funding from managed care organizations to improve asthma outcomes in Southeast DC. 

Transforming Local Public Health Practice to Advance Health Equity

With funding from PHNCI, the Minnesota Department of Health is facilitating a learning community for local health departments to coach them in applying a health equity lens to their work. They are aligning organizational policies and practices with a commitment to health equity, engaging communities, and working across sectors to incorporate health in all policies.

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Additional Opportunities

Funding / Technical Assistance Opportunities
  • State and Local Innovation Award: Due January 14 - The Milbank Memorial Fund and AcademyHealth have partnered to recognize state and local efforts to advance the use of data to improve population health.
  • Healthiest Communities Data Challenge: Due January 17 - This prize recognizes big ideas that empower citizens, health care leaders and officials to make decisions about policies and practices that can improve health outcomes for all.
  • 40 Under 40 in Public Health: Due February 28 - The de Beaumont Foundation is seeking nominations and candidates who are showing leadership in making communities healthier. 
  • BUILD Health Challenge 3.0: Coming Soon - A call for applications will be released in the first quarter of 2019 in search of awardees for an all new third cohort of dynamic collaboratives driving sustainable improvements in community health. 
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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