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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.”


Build Healthy Places Network


Progress Along the Pathway for Transforming Regional Health: A Pulse Check on Multi-Sector Partnerships

“The 2016 Pulse Check report provides a snapshot of 237 multi-sector partnerships throughout the country as well as rich detail around what contributes to—or gets in the way of—moving their important work forward. The survey revealed two sets of findings that are distinct, but closely related. These include characteristics of the partnerships and their efforts, such as composition, portfolio priorities, and financing; as well as developmental phases and the distinctive patterns of momentum builders and pitfalls that groups experience as they evolve.”


ReThink Health


Promoting Health and Cost Control in States: How States Can Improve Community Health & Well-being Through Policy Change

“This report is the first product of the Promoting Health and Cost Control in States (PHACCS) initiative. It identifies policies for good health that look beyond healthcare, part of a larger effort to foster cross-sector collaboration, because changes to any given policy area can impact the population’s well-being and states’ ability to control costs. Additionally, PHACCS recognizes the value of state- and local-level collaboration and includes considerations for those relationships so that policy can be implemented successfully.”


Trust for America’s Health


Promoting Health in All Policies (HiAP): An Assessment of Cross-Sector Collaboration Among State Health Agencies

This assessment is based on a few survey questions from the ASTHO Profile of State and Territorial Public Health, Vol. 4 “related to the nature of SHA [State Health Agency] collaborative activities, including how SHAs collaborate and with whom. Results indicate that SHAs are collaborating with many partners in their communities and across governmental sectors at the local, state, federal, and tribal levels, as well as with many non-governmental agencies such as hospitals, schools, faith communities, and businesses.”


Association of State and Territorial Health Officials


Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action to Create a 21st Century Public Health Infrastructure

“Public Health 3.0 exemplifies the transformative success stories that many pioneering communities across the country have already accomplished. The challenge now is to institutionalize these efforts and replicate these triumphs across all communities for all people. This report summaries key findings from [regional listening sessions with five communities that are aligned with the PH3.0 vision] and presents recommendations to carry PH3.0 forward.”


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Putting Business to Work for Health: Incentive Policies for the Private Sector

“Every day, business owners and real estate developers make decisions that have tremendous impact on our health – where homes are built, where businesses are located, and what kinds of products and services are available. Developed by ChangeLab Solutions, this guide looks at how local government incentives can help improve community health. It explains a variety of different types of incentives that promote access to healthy food and physical activity space, and outlines the steps involved in developing and carrying out these policies and programs.”


ChangeLab Solutions


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.”


National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement


Strategic Housing Code Enforcement and Public Health

“Housing code enforcement—the local government process of administering and enforcing housing codes designed to ensure safe and habitable housing conditions—is one of the primary strategies for connecting and improving our housing and our health. In this report, we examine how housing code enforcement in Memphis, Tennessee, could prioritize public health as a key outcome and better coordinate with public health agencies, community health nonprofits, and other health care institutions. We explore these potential health impacts in Memphis as a model that other communities can apply and adapt.”


Urban Institute


The 21st Century Learning Community – Transforming Public Health in Three States: Lessons for the Nation

As part of the PHNCI 21st Century Learning Community, “public health officials in [Ohio, Oregon, and Washington] set out to assure their health departments offered foundational public health services—the suite of skills, programs, and activities that must be available in state and local health departments everywhere for the health system to work anywhere, and for which costs could be estimated.” This report summarizes what the states learned into three key themes.


Public Health National Center for Innovations


The Business Role in Improving Health: Beyond Social Responsibility

“Although there is growing understanding that fundamental population health improvement will require multisectoral partnerships, the specific role of employers in such partnerships has been less well explored. While corporate social responsibility plays an important motivational role, more traction will be possible if improving health can be linked to corporate bottom-line performance. This paper explores why business should engage in improving population health.”


Institute of Medicine of the National Academies