News from  All In: Data for Community Health
December 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, the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), and the Colorado Health Foundation - Connecting Communities and Care.

New Report: Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health

The de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently released a roadmap for overcoming perceived barriers to using electronic health data for public health activities. The report outlines the legal underpinnings for data sharing and provides illustrative examples of constructive uses of data to advance patient and community health. 
Read the report

Finding the Sweet Spot for Using Big Data to Improve Public Health

On the last  All In project showcase webinar, two communities shared the results of their efforts to leverage multiple big data sets and apply advanced analytics to address public health challenges. They shared advice on finding the right balance between using complex algorithms and more simple methods for identifying at-risk individuals and prioritizing interventions. 

New: BUILD 1.0 Infographic

Insights from the BUILD Health Challenge's first cohort of 18 communities are now available in a new infographic. Check out key learnings about partnership building and highlights from three of the communities in this first of several new releases from BUILD to be published in the coming months. 

All In Virtual Event

Webinar: Big Cities, Big Data, Big Lessons!
December 13 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm ET

This DASH webinar features four community collaborations led by health departments that are working to integrate data from sectors that influence individual and community health. Each panelist will discuss how they are accessing, analyzing and leveraging big data to address public health priorities.

All In Shout Outs

Using SDOH Data to Drive Priorities: Lessons Learned from Cincinnati

On a recent Center for Care Innovations webinar, Dr. Andrew Beck explained how Cincinnati Children's Hospital (a former  CHP community) uses data to identify and prioritize key social determinants of health to improve child health outcomes. 

Boston Public Health Commission Bridges Sectors to Combat Overdoses

This PHNCI innovation story shares how the City of Boston, led by the Boston Public Health Commission, is equipping a variety of community stakeholders with the knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to overdoses.

Dallas IEP Closes the Gap Between Health System and Social Services

The Dallas Information Exchange Portal (IEP) was launched by the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, a DASH grantee, to allow social service organizations and providers to share patient data relating to medical history and social health issues in an easy-to-use portal.

Improving North Siders' Health by Addressing Complex Issues

This article describes the efforts of  a Pittsburgh coalition called One Northside Center for Lifting Up everyBody (The Club), a BUILD 2.0 awardee, that is working to move beyond treating illness by addressing the social needs that prevent residents from staying healthy.

Be There San Diego is Reducing Heart Attacks & Stroke. Here's How. 

Be There San Diego (a partner of San Diego Health Connect, a former  CHP subject matter expert) has been working to reduce heart attacks and stroke in San Diego County. This ReThink Health blog post shares five lessons learned with other communities interested in transforming health in their regions.

Project Spotlight

Building Uplifted Families

This BUILD 2.0 project aims to improve mobility in Charlotte, NC by addressing disparities, enhancing local capacity, advancing partnerships, and improving preventative healthcare access. The project will provide workforce training and mentoring, reduce use of high-cost services, and reinforce family stability.


Funding Announcements
Call for Proposals
  • Public Health Law ConferenceDue December 31 - Abstract submissions related to the conference theme, Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity, as well as abstracts on other timely public health law topics are encouraged.
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