News from  All In: Data for Community Health
January 2018

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.

All In's Top Resources from 2017

Thanks to everyone who was willing to go "All In" with us this year! We've summarized some of our top resources from 2017 to help inform your work as you move forward.
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Five New DASH Awardees "CIC-START" their Data Sharing Efforts

DASH welcomes five new awardees participating in a 6-month pilot initiative called CIC-START. Each awardee will receive up to $25,000 to catalyze their efforts to use multi-sector data to improve health. The good news for All In members: additional CIC-START funding will be available in 2018 to those actively involved the All In learning collaborative. 

All In Virtual Event

Webinar: Improving Precision in Public Health through Innovative Data Sharing Approaches
January 10 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET

This All In project showcase webinar will feature two public health departments, Chicago and Baltimore, that are using methods like predictive analytics and hotspotting to target resources more efficiently for the greatest impact.


Webinar Recording: Innovations in Electronic Health Data - Highlighting Cross-Sectoral Partnerships

The webinar features the work of two local projects, including a Seattle DASH grantee, who present on their innovative electronic health data projects focusing on health, housing, and school-based health.

Webinar Recording: Big Data, Big Cities, Big Lessons! 

This DASH webinar featured four community collaborations, led by health departments, that are working to integrate data from sectors that influence individual and community health, such as housing, education, social service, economic development, and safety.

All In Shout Outs

The 'Frequent Flier' Program That Grounded a Hospital's Soaring Costs

POLITICO Magazine wrote about the efforts of the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation, a DASH grantee, to create an information sharing network that gets health care to the most vulnerable citizens before they show up in the ER.

Public Health Departments Report Progress on Multi-Sector Data Efforts

Healthcare Informatics wrote an article about four DASH grantees, led by public health departments in New York City, Baltimore, Allegheny County, and Seattle, that are leveraging big data to address public health priorities.

From Weeks to Hours: A Case for Automation in Databook Development

This PHNCI innovation story describes the efforts of Hennepin County, MN to develop and implement an automation system for their health surveillance survey that saves time, increases data accuracy, and facilitates comparability across jurisdictions.

Addressing Asthma Hot Spots in Cottage Grove Community

This article describes how Collaborative Cottage Grove, a BUILD 1.0 awardee, is collaborating across sectors to identify asthma hot spots throughout the Cottage Grove neighborhood and refer residents to needed services. 

Project Spotlight

FLOURISH St. Louis: Improving Transportation Access to Help Mothers and Babies Thrive

FLOURISH, a BUILD 2.0 project, engages new, cross-sector partners in managed care, Metro Transit, medical transportation, and policy advocacy to improve transportation access for two high need zip codes, thereby disrupting the interdependent systems that hinder families' access to fresh foods, health care, employment, and social services.


Job Opportunity
  • Program Assistant, DASHApply by January 17 - The Illinois Public Health Institute is seeking an energetic and well-organized team member to provide high-level planning, administration and operations support for our national work at the nexus of health data, community collaboration and the social determinants of health.
Funding Announcements
  • Early Childhood Innovation PrizeDue February 15 - Gary Community Investments and OpenIDEO are awarding prizes totaling $1 million for innovative early childhood solutions. 
Calls for Abstracts
  • NACCHO 2018 Annual ConferenceDue January 17 - The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) seeks sharing session proposals related to this year's conference theme, "Unleashing the Power of Local Public Health." 
  • NNPHI 2018 Annual ConferenceDue January 24 - The National Network for Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) is seeking presentation abstracts on innovative public health topics, including health equity, rural health, health system transformation, and more.
  • APHA Annual Meeting: Due February 19 - 24 - The American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting is a great opportunity to showcase your research and connect with other passionate public health professionals.
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