The Community Health Peer Learning Program (CHP), a partnership of AcademyHealth and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), conducted an environmental scan of multisector initiatives driving toward population health improvement at the community level, many with a focus on capturing, sharing, integrating, and using data to support their work. The scan and associated report reveal the emergence of a movement—a convergence of programs and people connecting across traditional and non-traditional boundaries, and working together to improve community health.
This Advisory Board white paper explores four steps for building effective community partnerships to extend care team reach, engage consumers, and improve cost and quality. It highlights themes and lessons learned from BUILD Health Challenge sites.
In this report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), leaders from across the country, including Data Across Sectors for Health Co-Directors Clare Tanner and Peter Eckart, shared their perspectives on different approaches to collecting and using social determinants of health data.
In 2015, DASH conducted an environmental scan of the state of multi-sector data sharing initiatives aimed at improving community health. Monitoring and analysis is ongoing, but the initial findings show a vibrant and diverse set of initiatives exist across the country. The results provide context on the landscape in which DASH and similar initiatives are working.