All In Webinar: Leveraging Health and Housing Linkages In Response to COVID-19

On April 28th, panelists from Cook County, Cleveland, and Los Angeles County shared their experiences leveraging current health and housing projects to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic facing communities. Panelists shared lessons on 1) leveraging existing relationships to promote an equity-driven response, 2) promoting the value of data sharing and community health when developing new relationships, and 3) technical and relationship-based considerations to sharing data on vulnerable communities.

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Webinar: Linking and De-identifying State-level Data Sets to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic

During this All In: Data for Community Health webinar, presenters from health departments in Massachusetts and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania will present case studies about their work to de-identify and link datasets to address the opioid epidemic. Presenters will also share strategies for navigating the legal framework to collect, use, and share data across sectors to improve community health while complying with legal and regulatory requirements and maintaining the public’s trust.

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Webinar: Addressing Transportation to Improve Community Health

This All In webinar features projects addressing transportation with a multi-sector data component. FLOURISH: St. Louis, one of the BUILD Health Challenge awardees from St. Louis, MO, talk about how they are using data to addressing infant mortality through transportation in St. Louis. The Community Transportation Association of America, a national non-profit, will highlight Wheels to Wellness (W2W), a program in Southern Maryland, that allows healthcare staff in rural Maryland to schedule on-demand and pre-scheduled trips using an online portal, and Oklahoma City, OK, who is working with community partners to create a transportation program for parents working towards reunification with their children now in foster care.

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Webinar: Advancing Geographic Equity Using Spatial Analysis

Spatial analysis can reveal geographic insights about health-related public investments that remain hidden when applying a typical non-spatial perspective. This All In webinar will feature two communities using spatial analysis of local data as a tool that informs the advancement of geographic equity and may lead to improved health and well-being of residents in all areas of a city.

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Webinar: Leveraging Technology to Measure Capacity for Using Multi-Sector Data to Improve Community Health

In this webinar, hosted by the HealthDoers Network, Clare Tanner, PhD, Co-Director of Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) and lead partner in All In: Data for Community Health, provided an overview of the All In capacity assessment tool, which tracks progress in the field of multi-sector data sharing.

Tanner shared the initial results of data collection from 32 communities, described how understanding national-level trends can help guide funding and policy decisions that advance local initiatives, and explained how local collaborations can use the tool to inform their planning and self-monitoring processes.

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Webinar: Sustainably Financing Community Health – Parts 1 and 2

Those seeking to advance and produce community health often struggle to finance this important work – relying primarily on grants. Some of the alternative resourcing options at their disposal are less well known and understood and each one requires some level of strategic planning, preparation, and engagement to access effectively.

This two-part webinar series covered sustainable financing, alternative payment models, and tools to help participants think about and take steps towards sustaining their multi-sector community work. Speakers discussed a range of key questions and alternative models intended to expand knowledge of, comfort level with, and capacity to take advantage of different sustainable financing options.

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Webinar: Data Across Sectors for Health

The webinar covered promising practices for creating a multi-sector partnership, engaging community health champions, and sharing data and connecting information systems, in hopes of uniting across communities to address the social determinants of health. Representatives from Avondale Children Thrive, a multi-sector collaboration in Cincinnati, OH, shared how they are aligning residents and partners around a common vision and set of metrics to improve maternal and child health.

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Webinar: Data Sharing Across Sectors: Challenges and Opportunities

In this All In: Data for Community Health webinar, learn about top takeaways from the new BUILD Health Challenge data sharing report and hear what strategies teams use in the face of real-world challenges. Susan Millea of Children’s Optimal Health and Kim Foreman of Environmental Health Watch will share their experiences and how they worked with their collaboration partners to tackle these barriers.

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