News from  All In: Data for Community Health
June 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.

The Universal Difficulty (but not Impossibility) of Sharing Data

Sharing data can help multi-sector partners be more effective and strategic in their decision-making. But, as All In founders Peter Eckart and Alison Rein explained in a recent ReThink Health blog, data sharing presents many complexities that collaborations need to overcome in order to reap the benefits.

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Data Sharing for Health: Communities Share What Works

In this All In blog, Veenu Aulakh, Executive Director of the Center for Care Innovations, highlights examples of local data sharing collaborations that participated in the All In National Meeting and encourages individuals working across sectors to "get smarter faster by stealing shamelessly and spreading those lessons that work."   
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New Training Resources Help Build Capacity to Share Data

Just like All In, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) supports multi-sector data sharing collaborations that take part in a peer-learning network. This All In blog by Leah Hendey explains NNIP's relationship to All In and shares a new set of resources that were developed to help local collaborations train their partners on data and technology. 


New  All In  Animated Video!

Looking for a quick overview of the  All In learning collaborative? Check out this short animated video, which explains how  All In supports local data sharing collaborations across the U.S. - and use our communications toolkit to help us spread the word!

Report: Collaborative Approaches to Advance Data Sharing

The Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network released a new report on the role of data sharing in alternative payment models, with contribution and examples from DASH grantee HealthInfoNet

Webinar Recordings Featuring All In Projects
  • ONC HIE Training Webinar: Data Analytics
    This webinar, featuring DASH grantee HealthInfoNet, discussed the types of platforms being used for analytics, best practices, and lessons learned for sophisticated analytics of clinical, claims, and social determinants of health data.
Project Spotlight

The Harris County BUILD Health Partnership

This BUILD site is working to alleviate the impact of food insecurity in Pasadena, Texas by launching a new food system that is healthy, sustainable, affordable, accessible, and community-informed. 
All In Shout Outs

How Public Health Agencies Can Leverage Data to Improve Health 

In this blog, Mike Fried from the DASH B'FRIEND project, CIO of the Baltimore City Health Department, explains how public health agencies can leverage partnerships to integrate data and drive community health improvement. 

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Cincinnati: Voices from the Field

In this HealthDoers video, Dr. Robert Kahn of Cinncinati Children's Hospital Medical Center, a CHP site, explains how the hospital formed an innovative medical-legal partnership to address childhood asthma through housing remediation. 

Allegheny County Businesses Where You Can Smoke Inside - For Now

The Incline used data from the  Allegheny County DASH project to create a map of businesses that allow exemptions for indoor smoking as lawmakers advocate to end those exemptions. 

Funding Opportunities
  • SIREN Innovation Grants: Due June 15 - This program will support research projects that add to our understanding of the health care cost and utilization impacts of interventions initiated in the context of health care delivery that target patients' social and economic hardships.
  • CCI Roles Outside Traditional Systems (ROOTS)Due June 27 - The ROOTS program supports the development innovative partnerships and long-term solutions using data to address medical, behavioral and social needs and address the upstream factors impacting health.
  • AHRQ Implementation & Evaluation of Health IT Strategies: Due September 25AHRQ 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
  • NACCHO Annual Meeting: July 11 - 14 in Pittsburgh, PA - Karen Hacker, Director of the Allegheny County Health Department, a DASH grantee, will present during the opening panel on bridging clinical medicine and population health, as well as two breakout sessions related to leveraging data sharing partnerships to improve health. 
Calls for Abstracts
  • Social Impact Bond Webinar: June 28 @ 3:30 pm ET - Join Quantified Ventures to learn about Social Impact Bonds, also known as "Pay for Success financing", and how they could serve as a sustainable funding mechanism for certain projects. There will be time for Q&A to explore how this model might work for multi-sector collaborative work, and whether your community project might be a good fit for investors. 
  • All In Project Showcase Webinar: July 13 @ 3:30 pm ET - As a way to celebrate successes and highlight promising practices from projects participating in the All In learning collaborative, we are hosting a "Project Showcase" webinar where local projects will share insights and lessons learned about integrating multi-sector data for community health improvement. 
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