The 100 Million Healthier Lives Adult Well-Being Assessment is a seven-item questionnaire to measure well-being in four domains: physical health, mental health, social well-being, and spiritual-well being. The assessment tool was created by the 100 Million Healthier Lives Metrics Development team using previously validated items and input from over 30 leading experts from a variety of public, private, and academic institutions.
The Network’s Common Indicators Project provides a much-needed baseline of domains and indicators used within and across various sector measurement strategies, an excellent starting place for dialogue around collaboration and development of a complementary framework.
Through the integration of health data and evidence from sectors like housing and education, local residents and leaders have the ability to better detect problems, test interventions, and ultimately transform environments to improve health.
We know that the built environment has a profound impact on health and well-being. Fortunately, the number of available tools to intentionally promote health through building and community design continue to increase.
In February, Enterprise Community Partners released new research conducted in conjunction with the Center for Outcomes Research and Education, which provided quantitative evidence of the long-term positive impact that affordable housing has on health outcomes for the most vulnerable and difficult to serve.
This article first appeared on the Pew Charitable Trusts blog August 8, 2016. Proposals abound for improving regional health: some call for initiatives to enhance clinical care and reduce costs, some focus on payment reform, others combine clinical and population-level interventions, and many more. In this increasingly complicated environment, it is challenging to determine …
The National Equity Atlas, developed by PolicyLink and the University of Southern California’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE), is a comprehensive online resource for data on demographic change, racial and economic inclusion, and the potential economic benefits of racial equity.
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.
After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the founders of what became Broad Community Connections (BCC) started attending community meetings, and exploring with their fellow community members how to rebuild a city in shambles. These conversations highlighted some of the seemingly intractable problems that many central New Orleans residents had faced even before the storm, such …
Evidence is having bit of a renaissance. From Pay for Success financing to evidence-based policymaking, a movement is growing to answer that most basic question: Are we making a difference? We spoke with Eileen Fitzgerald and Bill Kelly about Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future’s outcome measures that track the impact of their service enriched housing programs on clients’ well-being.