Call for Abstracts Now Open: All In National Meeting 2019

Submission deadline: May 17, 2019 at 11:59 pm PST
(Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis – early submissions are strongly encouraged)

The 2019 All In National Meeting is pleased to announce that the call for abstracts is now open! This year’s meeting is designed to lift up the hard-won knowledge and practical lessons from pioneering local data sharing initiatives to accelerate our progress toward improved health equity for all.

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List of All In’s Health Information Exchange Projects

By Peter Eckart, Co-Director, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) at the Illinois Public Health Institute

I recently had a request to share info about health information exchanges that are working on the social determinants of health and related projects on All In, and compiled this list for that request.  When I also posted it for the All In online community, one of the readers said “Whoa this list is awesome,” so we’re sharing it here.

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All In’s Top Resources from 2018

What an amazing year for All In: Data for Community Health! With the addition of two new partners and participation from a growing number early innovators interested in connecting with their peers across the country, the learning network was expanded to include 1,000+ individuals representing over 150 community collaborations.

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All In National Meeting 2018 Recap

The All In National Meeting brought together 250 stakeholders from around the country that are at the forefront of the movement to improve community health and whole-person wellness through multi-sector partnerships working to share data. Read a summary of the meeting with commentary from attendees on Twitter!

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Linking Criminal Justice, Health, and Other Datasets to Improve Care

The large number of individuals with mental illness in the nation’s criminal justice system, and their risk of recidivism, is an ongoing public health challenge. Many communities are leveraging partnerships between public health, mental health, and law enforcement agencies to share data across sectors to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and incarceration for those with complex health and social needs.

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Funding Opportunity for All In: DASH Mentor Program

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for advanced multi-sector community health initiatives. The DASH Mentor Program recognizes high achievement in multi-sector data sharing and seeks to amplify and replicate successful local efforts. Awardees will receive funding to serve as “Mentors” for the All In: Data for Community Health network, spreading their knowledge and supporting peers while continuing to advance their own work.

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Six Ways to Employ Health Information Exchanges to Address Social Determinants of Health

With the shift toward value-based payment and population health improvement, the core data assets and services that health information exchanges (HIEs) have cultivated are in greater demand and can be leveraged effectively by sectors other than health care to improve health outcomes. These sectors, such as public health, human services, and housing, are both driving and supporting HIEs to share data with a wider set of partners and integrate additional data sources beyond those from health care.

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Key Legal Considerations When Using EHR Data for Public Health

When public health practitioners and their community partners have access to timely, frequent, and local data, it can have a transformative impact on their ability to develop effective interventions. Data from electronic health records (EHRs) holds significant potential for public health surveillance, but the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is often considered a major impediment to obtaining data from hospitals and health care systems.

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