Tagged: collaboration

Building Healthy Communities One ZIP Code at a Time

In Reno, leaders in the community development, public, and private sectors are tackling the barriers to health in one of its highest-needs ZIP codes.

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Federal Reserve Tackles Ties Between Poverty and Health

Introducing a blog series on the place-based partnerships happening through the Healthy Communities Initiative.

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Three Health Systems Leaders Share How Hospitals Can Improve Health Beyond the Doctor’s Office

“We’ve got to be in the ZIP code improvement business.” -Tyler Norris, Kaiser Permanente Now more than ever, hospitals and healthcare systems are looking beyond the doctor’s office to address other factors that influence their patients’ health and well-being. How are they doing this? And why now? Our guest panelists shared their insights during our June …

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Bending the Healthcare Cost Curve: Four Policy Recommendations for Healthy Housing

Sometimes solving persistent problems requires a strange set of bedfellows. A collaborative of nine affordable housing organizations in Portland, Oregon has been proving that introducing and services into affordable housing is the key to improving the and well-being of affordable housing residents nationwide. In fact, health integration seems to be the next piece of the …

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Building and Bridging: Collaborating to Improve Health

Chris Parker and Karen Minyard of the Georgia Health Policy Center discuss how Bridging for Health is innovating new financing and stewardship models.

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Fast Fact: ACOs Shift Healthcare’s Focus to Population Health

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how ACO’s are shifting the healthcare sector’s focus toward a model of population-based payment and management that increases need for collaboration with providers, public health, and other sectors like community development.

 

 

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In Alaska, Investing in Culture

The Rasmuson Foundation’s Diane Kaplan tells us how community partners came together in Anchorage to invest in a place where families and businesses can grow roots.

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NACCHO/NEHA Webinar: Community Development as a Partner for Health Equity

The Build Healthy Places Network’s Renee Roy Elias and Daniel Lau present a webinar on the community development sector’s role in improving health equity

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Four Ways City Leaders Can Improve Collaboration to Spur Better Health Outcomes

Alyia Gaskins of the National League of Cities talks tips and tools to foster cross-department collaboration and create a culture of health.

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Building Health Organically in a Small Florida Community

The Bithlo Transformation Effort is an attempt to build health and opportunity in an area plagued by decades of neglect.

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Dispatches: Renee Roy Elias on Engaging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In this occasional series, we report on what we are discovering to help you stay on top of the cutting-edge policies, tools, and projects in the fields.

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When Tackling the Social Determinants of Health, Pooling Funding Streams Is the Wise Course

A new approach is encouraging funders to pool their money to tackle the overlapping goals more effectively.

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How Hospitals Can Help Heal Communities

Many of America’s finest multi-billion-dollar healthcare institutions make their home in communities beset by poor health outcomes and racial and economic disparities. Nonprofit hospitals and health systems can no longer accept such disparities as facts of life, and the shift is well underway.

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Zumba class at Potrero Housing in San Francisco for Bridge Housing

Rebuilding Neighborhoods So That Residents Can Thrive: More Community Close-Ups

Our Community Close Ups, a series of nine case studies, digs into how some of these forward-thinking projects have been accomplished.

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Dispatches: Network Director Doug Jutte reports on the ACHI annual meeting

In this occasional series, we report on what we are discovering to help you stay on top of the cutting-edge policies, tools, and projects in the fields.

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