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Story from the Field: Taking Action for Healthy Public Housing in Boston, MA
The Boston Public Health Commission, the Boston Housing Authority, and Boston Medical Center are working together to identify and address some of the health challenges faced by residents of Boston’s public housing.
Story from the Field: Improving Outcomes for Children in Vancouver, WA
The Clark County Public Health Department serves as a convener, an advocate and a data expert to strengthen partnerships in Vancouver, Wash., including with the Vancouver Public School District.
Story from the Field: Prioritizing Health Equity in Mississippi Communities
Mississippi Roadmap to Health Equity relies on local residents to identify community health priorities and forges partnerships with the health department, educators, and other sectors to reduce health disparities in the state.
Story from the Field: Creating Health, Vibrant Main Streets in North Dakota
The Main Street Initiative in North Dakota brings together state and local representatives across sectors, including health departments, to grow communities primed for economic growth.
Story from the Field: Supporting Safe and Affordable Housing in Alameda County, CA
The Alameda County Public Health Department in California recognizes the links between health and safe and affordable housing, and offers data and policy expertise to inform community advocates and public officials.
Leveraging Chronic Absence Data to Inform Decision Making by the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors
“There are many causes of chronic absence, but one stands out: health. This brief will explore how healthcare and public health stakeholders can work, independently and in partnership with schools and school districts, to identify and address the health-related causes of chronic absenteeism.”
Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers
“This playbook guides community developers toward partnerships with hospitals and healthcare systems. Although the community development sector is the primary audience for this playbook, it also has utility for public health departments, hospitals, and healthcare systems that are interested in learning more about the assets community development organizations bring to partnerships and how they can be leveraged for sustained impacts on population health.”
Public Health and Business: A Partnership that Makes Cents
Paul Simon and Jonathan Fielding “[make] the case for the business sector’s participation in the broad public health system and its support of governmental public health agencies. Examples of past and current partnerships exemplify how public health efforts benefit business and suggest opportunities for future collaboration to improve the public’s health.”
School Success: An Opportunity for Population Health: Proceedings of a Workshop – in Brief
This brief summarizes the presentations given on June 14, 2018 at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement titled School Success: An Opportunity for Population Health. “The workshop described the relationship between the health and education sectors and shared examples of public health interventions and activities in schools that support school success and are potential opportunities for population health action.”