Topic: Fast Facts

Fast Fact: CMMI is making $157M available through Accountable Health Communities for delivery of social services.

The Georgia Health Policy Center shares how changes in the Affordable Care Act create a renewed effort to refocus funds to community benefit activities.

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Fast Fact: More than $32 billion is spent on DSRIP in 8 states.

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how changes in the Affordable Care Act create a renewed effort to refocus funds to community benefit activities.

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Fast Fact: Hospital Community Benefit Dollars Can Benefit Community Development

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) shares how changes in the Affordable Care Act create a renewed effort to refocus funds to community benefit activities.

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Fast Fact: Wellness Trusts are An Innovative Way to Fund Prevention and Health Equity Efforts

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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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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Investment Fast Fact: Partners in Progress

Established in 2014, Partners in Progress (PIP) is an initiative created by the Citi Foundation, in partnership with the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) to boost economic progress and health in low-income communities nationwide.

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Policy Fast Fact: Healthy Food Financing Initiative

 

Since 2011, the federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) has leveraged over $140 million in grants and an estimated $1 billion in additional financing for grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and other healthy food businesses in low-income food deserts.

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Fast Fact: Health > Healthcare

This blog series features “quick evidence bites” that highlight the connections between neighborhoods and health and the need for cross-sector solutions for sustained impacts. Tweet these facts and share your own @BHPNetwork #ZIPmatters.   Fact: Over 50% of U.S. premature deaths are attributable to non-medical factors. Yet less than 5% of public dollars spent on …

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Fast Fact: Where You Live Matters for Health

The Build Healthy Places Network was created to catalyze and support collaboration among the community development and health fields. We do this by connecting practitioners to one another and by providing tools that help make the case for collaboration. As part of our live discussion series #NetworkCommons, we asked our colleagues what would help them …

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The Evidence Is In: 5 Ways Community Development and Health Are Linked

We know that work done to address conditions in our homes, schools or workplaces – conditions like asthma triggers or a lacking transportation system – can often have positive effects on our health outcomes. While the community development sector inherently addresses social determinants of health through its work, it does not always recognize or measure …

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