News from  All In: Data for Community Health
July 2017

All In: Data for Community Health is a learning collaborative that helps communities build capacity to address the social determinants of health through multi-sector data sharing. All In partners include the Community Health Peer Learning (CHP) Program, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), the BUILD Health Challenge, and the Colorado Health Foundation - Connecting Communities and Care.

All In Webinar: Leveraging User-Centered Technology to Improve Health Outcomes

This  All In webinar will feature remarks from Karen DeSalvo, former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health and National Coordinator for Health IT, followed by presentations from three projects that are designing and implementing user-centered, interactive applications that leverage data from EHRs and other sources to improve the health of under-resourced populations.


Communicating Data to Spark Action: Ten Lessons Learned

All too often, multi-sector collaboratives are so focused on the initial steps of collecting and analyzing data that they have little left in the tank for the all-important work of communicating data to key stakeholders. In this All In blog, Andy Krackov of Velir shares concrete steps to help increase the odds of transforming data into action. 
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DASH Strategic Planning Survey - Win a $50 Gift Card!

As DASH considers future opportunities to support and grow the field of multi-sector data sharing, we are gathering input to inform our strategic planning. If you haven't done so already, we would greatly appreciate it if you could share your feedback by taking a 10-15 minute survey. Your data will be put to good use, and you've got a shot at winning a $50 gift card!


CHP Learning Guide Series

AcademyHealth's CHP Program learning guide series highlights practical experiences and key lessons from five Subject Matter Expert communities. The guides tell a story of how data infrastructure development, enabled through purposeful collaboration, can help drive better care, smarter spending, and healthier communities. 

Past Webinar: Social Impact Bonds as a Sustainable Funding Pathway 

During this  All In webinar, Quantified Ventures presented about Social Impact Bonds, a.k.a. "Pay for Success" financing, and how they can be used to drive improved health outcomes, scale solutions, and sustain program funding beyond philanthropic grants.
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How Health Care and Community-Based Human Services Organizations are Partnering for Better Health Outcomes

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) just released the initial findings from a request for information that was conducted to get a clear and current picture of the dynamic landscape of partnerships between health care and community-based human services organizations. 

Get Updates from National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP)

The Urban Institute recently launched a quarterly newsletter update that will feature stories about NNIP, a network of local organizations that are helping their communities by using neighborhood data for better decision-making.

Project Spotlight

San Pablo Area Revitalization Collaborative

This BUILD site is working to reduce health disparities rooted in historic divestment, institutional racism, and physical decline in Oakland, CA. They are targeting blighted hot spots and transforming them into safe, open spaces, supporting local businesses and job training programs, and preventing high blood pressure among residents.
All In Shout Outs

Key to Multi-Sector Data Sharing: Meaningful, Long-Term Partnerships 

Setting up data sharing arrangements requires ingenuity and persistence. This Healthcare Informatics article shares advice from Providence CORE, Alliance of Chicago, and Camden Coalition about making data sharing connections across sectors. 

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Mapping Neighborhood Health Geomarkers to Clinical Care Decisions to Promote Equity in Child Health

This new Health Affairs article from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center CHP team highlights how data on place-based social determinants of health can aid efficient risk identification and targeting of resources. 

Engaging the Community in New Approaches to Healthy Housing

BUILD Cleveland created a public health data portal that allows residents to search addresses and see properties containing known lead hazards.  

Panel Describes Population Health Collaboration That Works

The BUILD Bronx Healthy Buildings Program was mentioned in an AAFP News article recognizing their work in improving environmental conditions inside apartment buildings to reduce exposure to asthma triggers. 

Funding Opportunities
  • Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population HealthDue July 31  - Hearst Health, in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University, is now accepting applications for a prize of $100,000 in recognition of outstanding achievement in managing or improving population health. 
  • Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation: Due August 1 - The HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) is funding the implementation of evidence-based strategies that seek to reduce significant health disparities impacting racial and ethnic minorities and/or disadvantaged populations.
  • 2017 Mayors Challenge Due August 18 -  Sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, this initiative is awarding prizes of up to $5 million to help city leaders develop innovative solutions to urgent problems. 
  • NACCHO Health Impact Assessment GrantsDue September 15  - The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of RWJF and Pew Charitable Trusts, announced a new funding opportunity, which will award at least four, two-year grants of up to $100,000 to advance Health Impact Assessments implementation.
Upcoming Events

Conference Presentations
  • NACCHO Annual Meeting: July 11 - 14 in Pittsburgh, PA - See the lineup of presentations by All In projects, including Allegheny Data Sharing Alliance for Health and Baltimore Falls Reduction Initiative Engaging Neighborhoods and Data.
  • APHA Annual Meeting: November 4 - 8 in Atalnta, GA - During an All In session, four local health departments will discuss how they are accessing, analyzing and leveraging big data to address public health priorities. 
Calls for Abstracts
  • Putting Care at the Center Conference: Submit by July 10 - Present your complex care research, technology, or expertise at the annual conference of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs.
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