Topic: Fast Facts

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

This Fast Fact is part of a series in partnership with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), the national coordinating center for Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the full Fast Facts series!   Fact The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation  (CMMI) is making …

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

This Fast Fact is part of a series in partnership with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), the national coordinating center for Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the full Fast Facts series! Fact In total, more than $32 billion is being spent on Delivery …

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Fast Fact: Hospital Community Benefit Dollars Can Benefit Community Development

This Fast Fact is part of a series in partnership with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), the national coordinating center for Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the full Fast Facts series! Fact Non-profit hospitals receive financial benefit from their tax-exempt status—valued at $24.6 …

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

This Fast Fact is part of a series in partnership with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), the national coordinating center for Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the full Fast Facts series!   Fact According to the Trust for America’s Health, an investment as …

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

This Fast Fact is part of a series in partnership with the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), the national coordinating center for Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read the full Fast Facts series!     Fact Nationwide, the number of total grew 12.6 percent since …

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Investment Fast Fact: Partners in Progress

Fact: Since its launch in 2014, Partners in Progress has invested $3.25 million in grants to “community quarterback” organizations working across sectors to improve the health and economic opportunities of low-income communities. $3.25M=@PIPCommunities’ investment in #communityquarterbacks since 2014. #ZIPmatters Click To Tweet Established in 2014, Partners in Progress (PIP) is an initiative created by the …

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Policy Fast Fact: Healthy Food Financing Initiative

Fact: 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 enterprises in low-income food deserts.   HFFI = $1 billion+ leveraged for healthy food enterprises in low-income communities. #ZIPmatters Click To …

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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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