September 2018                          

A monthly digest of news, events, and opportunities from All In: Data for Community Health, a learning network of communities across the country that are testing exciting new ways to transform health through multi-sector partnerships to share data
New Publications

Unlocking the Value of Data Sharing Series

DASH just released a new series of papers that provides a framework for reaching out to stakeholders from other sectors to discuss the value of sharing data. The introductory paper walks through the basic steps for outreach and provides questions to guide your conversation. A series of short sector-specific papers will also be released, the first of which (housing and homelessness) is now available. 

Explore the series

Policy Leadership for Health Care Transformation

A new report from Moving Health Care Upstream and the Public Health Institute provides resources and examples to help health care organizations use policy to lock in their work targeting social determinants of health.  

All In  Virtual Events

Livestream of the All In National Meeting
September 11 - 12

All In is hosting a national meeting in Denver, CO, bringing together stakeholders that are at the forefront of the movement to improve health through multi-sector partnerships to share data. Not attending in person? Interactive plenary sessions featuring pioneers in the field will be livestreamed during the event so that you can participate too! 


Public Health Innovation: What Is It and How Can It Be Achieved?

Jessica Solomon Fisher, PHNCI's Chief Innovations Officer, joined the All In podcast to explain how PHNCI is working to make innovation a useful tool for public health departments rather than a buzzword. She shared examples of innovative initiatives happening in communities across the country and gave advice for overcoming the many challenges to driving meaningful change. 

Webinar Resources

Research and Application: Measuring Social Needs and Outcomes

During this All In webinar, Caroline Fichtenberg of SIREN reviewed the current landscape of assessment tools and outcomes measures for social needs. Karis Grounds of 2-1-1 San Diego explained how they incorporated social needs assessment into their Risk Rating Scale.

Data Sharing Across Sectors: Challenges and Opportunities

This webinar shared top takeaways from BUILD's new data sharing report about what strategies teams use in the face of real-world challenges. Susan Millea of Children's Optimal Health and Kim Foreman of Environmental Health Watch discussed how they worked with their collaboration partners to tackle these barriers.

Connect with All In  In-Person 

Public Health Law Conference: Pre-Conference Workshop, Exhibit
October 4 - 6 in Phoenix, AZ

DASH and the Network for Public Health Law are co-producing a pre-conference workshop to assist participants in navigating the legal framework to collect, use, and share data across sectors. This is a great opportunity for legal advisors to learn more about issues specific to multi-sector data sharing. Be sure to stop by the All In exhibit as well!

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Latest Community Updates

Recent Discussion Forum Topics

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Project Spotlights

Addressing Social and Economic Factors Toward Building a Culture of Health

With support from NJHI, the Irvington Health Coalition is utilizing data to develop initiatives that target the primary health concerns within the Irvington Township, including environmental hazards, obesity, teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, unemployment, and low family and social support. 

All Children Thrive

The City of Long Beach, a CACHI awardee, is embarking on an initiative to address social determinants of health utilizing an equity lens, authentic community engagement, and partnerships that support collective impact, focusing on children ages 0-8 and their parents. The goals of All Children Thrive will be determined and agreed on by the residents, parents, and families of Long Beach, through a series of community dialogues.

All In Shout Outs

Developing Multidisciplinary Networks to Address Equity

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Office of Health Equity, a PHNCI awardee, is testing a variety of strategies to build buy-in for using a health in all policies approach to address equity across state agencies and improve the social determinants of health. 

Breastfeeding Moms Need Support from Community

Check out this op-ed by Avondale Children Thrive's Jodi Cunningham, a BUILD awardee, where she discusses the importance of creating a culture that supports moms, healthy babies, and breastfeeding.

Partnership Aims to Curb Tobacco Use in Covington & Gallatin County

The Covington and Gallatin Counties, KY  BUILD partnership officially launched the Quit for Good program, which provides a two-week supply of nicotine patches to residents and workers to reduce the rates of smoking and illness in their area. 

Breastfeeding Key to Improving Child and Maternal Health in Mississippi

Beneta Burt, President and CEO of Mississippi Urban League, penned an op-ed about their BUILD partnership's effort to move the marker on breastfeeding and infant health through the coordinated efforts of communities, hospitals, the government and industry.


Funding / Technical Assistance Opportunities
  • Leveraging Collaboration to End Domestic ViolenceDue October 1 - Blue Shield of California Foundation is soliciting proposals that will seek to answer the question: How can multi-sector collaboration help break the cycle of domestic violence?
  • Systems for ActionDue October 10 - This RWJF program funds research that rigorously tests new ways of connecting the nation's fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. 
  • 2019 RWJF Culture of Health PrizeDue November 1 - RWJF wants to hear your community's inspiring story of collaboration, action, and results. Tell them how you are working together to ensure that all residents have the opportunity to thrive.
  • CMS Integrated Care for Kids Model: TBD - The CMS Innovation Center just announced a new model supporting child-centered care integration across all types of providers. 
  • Evidence for ActionOngoing - RWJF is funding research examining the health impacts of programmatic or policy interventions that address factors outside the domain of health care services or public health practice.
Presentation Opportunities
  • ACHI Annual Conference 2019 Due September 28  - The Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI) is seeking proposals for breakout sessions and poster presentations.
  • Health Datapalooza 2019 Due October 1  - AcademyHealth is seeking presentation abstracts featuring the latest innovations and methods for liberating data and creating actionable knowledge to drive health policy and practice.
  • NNPHI Open Forum for Quality Improvement and InnovationTBD - PHNCI is partnering with NNPHI again on an innovation learning track, which will be based on the definition and characteristics of innovation in public health. Look for a call for abstracts in the coming weeks and share your innovative work with the field! 
  • All In Project Showcase Webinar Series Ongoing  All In  is seeking applications for our project showcase webinar series, which features community collaborations sharing multi-sector data to address the social determinants of health. 

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