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Review of the literature that describes the fundamentals of ACHs including common characteristics, major challenges, and variations in stakeholder engagement.
Describes core elements of an accountable community for health for children and families.
A partnership between Nemours and the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, MHCU provides case studies and resources regarding innovations to improve community health
ReThink Health conducts research, develops tools and new approaches to help cross-sector teams tackle regional health and healthcare redesign
A scan of 17 multi-sector community health efforts across the country.
Describes the experience of a learning lab of 10 ACHs in Vermont
Review of state efforts to develop and test ACH models within the federal SIM initiative
Provides an overview of whole person care pilots and examples of projects in California safety net systems.
Profiles four states implementing ACHs
Outlines the ACH model as it is emerging in California and provides examples of relevant collaborations throughout the country
Describes critical elements of an Accountable Community for Health and goals of the Initiative
Provides lessons from states implementing population health improvement approaches under State Innovation Model grants
Describes the way in which community leaders & community champions formed partnerships with one another as part of 100Million Healthier Lives (report links to Toolkit)
Classifies best practices according to three key outcomes: resident awareness and participation, feedback and input, and active resident leadership.
Findings from Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation effort including policy recommendations that can help achieve health equity.
Supports nonprofit hospitals, health systems, and other stakeholders to translate data from Community Benefit Insight into better community investments.
Issued by the National Quality Forum (NQF), the roadmap guides healthcare providers and payers to use quality performance measures to eliminate healthcare disparities.
Offers a set of strategic practices, including case studies, that health departments can apply to more meaningfully and comprehensively advance health equity.
Provides strategies for incorporating an equity lens into planning processes.
Offers tools, information, case studies and other resources to help non profits develop and improve core competencies on community engagement
Provides a framework, definition and principles of health equity
Provides comprehensive data about the extent of disparities in California and a roadmap for how to achieve health and mental health equity.
Provides several use cases to demonstrate how a public health agency can use electronic health data to address a public health challenge and overcome legal barriers
A nationwide learning collaborative that helps communities build capacity to address the social determinants of health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations
Tracks process on indicators aligned with six overarching goals, based on the Triple Aim, in support of a shared vision for health.
A 10-item screening tool, developed by the federal CMS, to enable clinicians to identify patient needs that can be addressed through community and social services.
Data that help communities assess how health is influenced by where people live
Explores strategies that states are using to capture SDOH information on Medicaid beneficiaries
Commissioned by the State Health and Human Services Agency, tool kit provides resources to help communities assess and engage in data-sharing across sectors.
Identifies a set of core measures to enhance the understanding and focus on better health and well-being for Americans.
Idenfies priority social and behavioral data that can be incorporated into patient electronic health records
Provides a mechanism for a multi-sector collaborative to assess its readiness along seven core elements
The Trust Fund supported nine grantee partnerships over four years, with documented improvements.
Using 16 years of data, the study finds that supporting multisector health activities may help close geographic and socioeconomic disparities in population health
Commissioned by California Health and Human Services Agency, the report provides an evaluation framework for ACHs
Provides early evaluation findings of the first year of Washington state's ACH initiative
Explores practical strategies that states can deploy to support Medicaid managed care plans and their network providers in addressing social issues.
Outlines a potential model, call the Healthy Community Funding Hub, to help coordinate and sustain funding for community health improvement.
Explores the business motivation for investing in community health, the processes involved, and the challenges stakeholders faced when pursuing these initiatives.
Provides and categorizes a wide array of funding options by the sources and the process by which the money is acquired.
Proceedings of a workshop convened by the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement
Provides analysis and examples about why and how Medicaid programs should account for social determinants of health in setting payments and measuring quality
Case study of braiding and blending funding
Illustrates how state Medicaid agencies and their partners can maximize authority that exists under federal Medicaid and CHIP law.
Identifies various financing innovations to support population heatlh
Using the ReThink Health Dynamics Model, the authors show results from alternative investment strategies
Provides tools to analyze funding and develop strategies for braiding and blending, along with case studies and other insights.
Estimates the average ROI for activities of public health departments in California
Provides an overview of local health trusts roles and structures
Overview of community integration structures and emerging innovations in financing
Identifies options for sustainable multi-payer investment in population health
Profile and classify burgeoning initiatives, understand common challenges, and surface solutions to address those challenges.
Findings from research about the development of multi-sector partnerships and how well they are poised to lead health transformation.
Describes four case studies to identify core partnership components.
Provides examples of of partnerships between organizations that offer health and social services offers lessons learned from these in depth cases.
Evaluation results about the role of distributive leadership in complex cross-sector systems change strategies, focused on college and career readiness.
Provides practical implementation tools, guidance, and resources to advance collaboration between public health and primary care in order to improve population health.
Identifies four stages of collaboration that are key to the development of partnerships aimed at health equity.
Explores the many ways that health care organizations and CBOs are partnering in shared pursuit of better health outcomes
Provides insights from hospital executives about how health systems can move upstream to improve community health
Describes innovations that safety net providers are implementing to address the social determinants of health.
Provides direct access to the community benefit spending information from tax-exempt hospitals throughout the United States.
Provides guidance for how hospitals and health systems can accelerate their efforts to drive institutional alignment with community needs.
Findings from a survey of 300 hospitals and health systems to identify what is being done to address health-related social needs and the potential for future efforts
A "playbook" of effective methods, tools and strategies to create new partnerships with hospitals and sustain successful existing ones.
Case study of a large academic medical center that has implemented an upstream population health strategy
Describes an innovative practice that engages hospital leadership in efforts to align vision, priorities, and initiatives of community benefits with community needs
Provides examples of traditional and less traditional ways that hospitals and health systems can invest in their communities
Examples of effective collaborations between hospitals and community development
Provides a standardized, unbiased economic analysis of interventions to help public-health officials make informed decisions and engage in cross-sectoral collaboration.
A high-level overview of local and state public policy strategies to prevent and address asthma: health care, childcare and schools, home environment and the outdoors.
Provides a collection of evidence-based findings of the Community Preventive Services Task Force to guide selection of interventions for an ACH's portfolio.
Describes & summarizes scientific evidence behind 8 effective strategies, which involve community-clinical links, for lowering high blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Provides policymakers with cost-benefit results, based on literature, of a wide variety of public policies.
Provides information regarding financing, certification, education and other elements of Community Health Worker programs across the country.
Identifies non-clinical community-wide approaches that have evidence reporting positive health impacts, results in 5 years and cost-effectiveness and or cost reductions
Outlines key considerations for the design and implementation of ACH-type initiatives focused on trauma and resilience
Report to the CA Secretary of Health and Human Services with recommendations from a workgroup established under the State Innovation model design process