Overcoming Data Challenges Panel

This panel, presented at stakeholder convening, Strengthening Community-Clinical Linkages to Improve Health Outcomes, hosted by the Centers for Disease for Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), highlights opportunities and challenges related to cross-sector data sharing, as well as strategies, tools, and resources that help stakeholders overcome these challenges.

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Getting BUILD Ready Guide

Based on learnings from 37 BUILD Health Challenge awardees over the past 3 years, this guide shares insights and information for changemakers looking to drive sustainable improvements in community health. You’ll find frameworks, resources, and more that BUILD awardees use to advance their efforts and may help inform your work as well.

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Case Study: Addressing Healthcare’s Blindside in Albuquerque’s South Side

Follow along in this BUILD Health Challenge case study and see how this Albuquerque, NM, based team addressed chronic disease and self-management in their community. Together, they established a multi-sector collaboration that resulted in a referral tracking system and a Mobile Farmers Market. In addition, the team implemented the Healthy Here Wellness Referral Center, an integrated chronic disease management referral system to link clinics to community resources in order to improve health outcomes.

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Care Coordination Platform Onboarding Document

The North Coast Health Improvement and Information Network (NCHIIN) was funded by DASH CIC-START to add new partners, sectors, mental health client summary data, and facility alerts to ACT.md, the care coordination and alerts notification system in Humboldt County, CA. As part of their CIC-START project, NCHIIN developed this document, which provides a methodology for onboarding new organizations, data streams, and sectors into the ACT.md platform. It provides a replicable method for other communities who are interested in developing guidance to onboard new organizations from sectors beyond health care (eg. human/social services, mental health/substance abuse, criminal justice, etc.) into a care coordination system to provide more holistic care for patients, especially those with complex health and social needs.

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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.

She 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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