Tagged: collaboration

Health Equity and the Role for Community Development

Equity is a hot topic these days as our nation struggles with what is fair and just, and for whom.

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Bridging Community Development, Health, and Metrics

Despite growing interest in aligning efforts, questions remain about how to effectively foster cross-sector collaboration between the community development sector and philanthropy. Questions also remain about how to measure the health impact of community investments.

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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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