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Tune In for the Next Network Commons: Are We Making a Difference? Tools to Measure Neighborhood-Level Health and Wellbeing

September 21, 2017

Experts discuss the latest metrics tools that quantify and promote healthy communities

Join PHI's Build Healthy Places Network at the next Network Commons discussion on October 24, where four national metrics experts spanning community development, public health, and healthcare will share their efforts developing innovative cross-sector tools to measure neighborhood-level health and wellbeing.

Panelists for the October 24 Network Commons discussion.

Featured tools include: Enterprise Community Partners’ Opportunity360 Index, Healthy Neighborhood Equity Fund’s HealthScore, Success Measures, and 100 Million Healthier Lives’ Adult Well-Being Index. This discussion will be practical and interactive.

Renee Roy Elias, host of the October 24th Network Commons discussion.Moderated by the Network’s Manager of Strategic Programs and Research, Renee Roy Elias, PhD, the panel will include:

Carley Riley, MD, MPP, MHS, FAAP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the 100 Million Healthier Lives Metrics Hub

Register and help us by spreading the word to your colleagues.


It’s easy to attend Network Commons, even if you’ve never been to a live online discussion. Here’s how:

  1. Register here. After registering, login information will be sent via email.
  2. Log in on October 24 from 10:00am-11:00am PT / 1:00-2:00pm ET. The conversations will also be archived on our YouTube Channel if you are not able to catch it live.
  3. Join the conversation before, during, or after the event on Twitter by using the hashtag #NetworkCommons.


Interested in learning more about measurement and metrics?

  • Visit MeasureUp, our a microsite of resources and tools to help you measure and describe your programs’ impact on families and communities and on factors related to health. MeasureUp provides examples, tools, and resources to help you make your case, without having to become an economist.
  • Want an explainer for what we mean when we talk about metrics? Check out our “(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Measurement.”


Launched in 2015 by PHI's Build Healthy Places Network, Network Commons is a live online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and wellbeing.