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Are We Making a Difference? Four National Metrics Experts Share Tools to Support Cross Sector Collaboration

Written by Build Healthy Places Network on October 30, 2017

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At our Network Commons live discussion on October 24, 2017, four leading measurement experts discussed how to measure neighborhood-level health and well-being.

There are numerous efforts across sectors to measure neighborhood-level health and well-being. This event features four national metrics experts spanning community development, public health and healthcare, who have each helped develop some of the most innovative tools for practitioners working to advance health equity. This includes SuccessMeasures; Healthy Neighborhood Equity Fund’s HealthScore; Enterprise Community Partners’ Opportunity360 Index; and 100 Million Healthier Lives’ Adult Well Being Index. All the tools mentioned during the event can be found on the Network’s MeasureUp and in the slide deck featured during the discussion.

The Network’s Manager of Strategic Programs and Research, Renee Roy Elias, moderated a rich discussion with four prominent leaders:

Rewatch the event. Missed the event or need a refresher on our speakers’ practical tips? Check out this video recording of the October 24 event on the Build Healthy Places Network’s YouTube channel.

Continue the conversation.

We received so many great questions during the event. Thank you! Stay tuned for more from our speakers on some of the questions we didn’t have time to get to.  In the meantime, please continue the conversation via Twitter @BHPNetwork #NetworkCommons.

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