News from  All In: Data for Community Health
August 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.

Measuring What Matters for Community Health 

All In and 100 Million Healthier Lives are part of a growing national movement of data-driven health collaborations trying to answer a crucial question: "Whose lives are getting better because we are here?" This blog discusses our progress and challenges. 

Webinar: Building Patient-Centered Care Coordination Data Systems

The next All In project showcase webinar will feature presentations from data sharing projects in two communities developing systems that integrate data from sectors such as medical, behavioral, and social services to improve care coordination for special needs populations. 

Are Social Impact Bonds Right for Your Collaboration?

Many data sharing partners struggle with how to sustain their collaboration and their work towards improving community health after a grant ends. A recent  All In webinar presented one potential pathway to sustainable funding through the private sector: social impact bonds.

Developing User-Centered Technology to Improve Population Health

Read key insights from last month's  All In webinar, which highlighted two 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.


BUILD Learning Series: Keys to Collaboration

This BUILD report details best practices and recommendations from many of the BUILD sites on the cultivation of successful cross-sector partnerships in public health.  

DASH Infographic: Priorities for Sharing Data Across Sectors for Health

From June-July 2017, DASH asked members of multi-sector data sharing collaborations working to improve community health to complete a survey about their current work and future needs. This infographic shares key insights from the 158 responses gathered.
See the infographic

Top Resources from Practical Playbook 2017

See a curated list of resources from the Practical Playbook National Meeting covering topics such as multi-sector partnerships, sharing and accessing data, social determinants of health, financing community health, and more!

Call for Abstracts

Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems, and Population Health

The call for abstracts is now open for this regional forum, hosted by four Midwestern public health institutes. The forum is encouraging presentation abstracts that focus on improving data capacity, use, and integration for multi-sector collaborations to improve population health. 

Project Spotlight

Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Screening and Support in Aurora

This BUILD site is working to engage constituents during the first 1,000 days of a child's life - from pregnancy to the child's second birthday - in order to identify barriers and solutions, understand existing policies and develop an action plan for coordinating data collection with primary care practices.
Funding Opportunities
  • 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.
  • AHRQ Implementation & Evaluation of Health IT StrategiesDue September 25 - AHRQ is funding projects that stimulate innovative and collaborative research by utilizing new health IT strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.
Upcoming Events

Conference Presentations
  • APHA Annual Meeting: November 4 - 8 in Atlanta, 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. 
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