Tagged: Measurement

The Cross-Sector Data We Need is Finally Here

Data-driven decision-making is nothing new to those in health care. Life and death decisions are made every day based on patient data. However, as health care moves beyond the hospital walls and into the community, understanding the dynamic environment in which their patients reside is critical to reducing costs and improved patient outcomes.

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Tools of the Trade: Measuring the Health-Related Returns of Community Development

Within the last five years, partnerships between community development and health organizations have grown from one-off local experiments to a full-blown national movement.

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The Need for Tools to Forecast Impact in Community Development

Overcoming the challenges to linking the health return on investment to community development.

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Measuring Complexity: Evaluation of Community Change Initiatives

How do you know if you are building a healthier place?

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Residents of Potrero Housing in San Francisco walk the property with manager, Uzuri Greene, San Francisco, CA. Bridge Housing, San Francisco, Bay area

Rebuild Potrero, San Francisco, California

Trauma-Informed Community Building Sets Stage for Neighborhood Revitalization

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Four Drew Charter School students in the Villages of East, standing outside the school.

The Villages of East Lake, Atlanta, Georgia

Tipping Point: Deep, Neighborhood-Scale Transformation Creates Lasting Change

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Produce displays and check-out stands at the new Whole Foods Market.

The ReFresh Project, New Orleans, Louisiana

Revitalizing People and Place with a Healthy Food Hub

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Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center, Houston, Texas

Creating Access to Opportunity by Building a “Village Center” in a Houston Neighborhood

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San Pablo Avenue Corridor, Oakland, California

Community Development 2.0—Collective Impact Focuses a Neighborhood Strategy for Health

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Columbia Parc at the Bayou District, New Orleans, Louisiana

Holistic redevelopment to bring lasting change to a distressed neighborhood

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The 100 Million Healthier Lives Adult Well-Being Assessment

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.

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Speaking the Same Language: The Network’s Common Indicators Project

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.

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Sharing Data Across Sectors to Build Healthy Environments

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.

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Five Key Takeaways from the New GRESB Health & Well-being Module

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.

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Dispatches: Alison Moore, the Network’s Research Associate, caught us up on her recent trip to DC for the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics workshop.

Alison Moore, the Network’s Research Associate, caught us up on her recent trip to DC for National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics workshop.

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