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Community Benefit

Policy Leadership for Health Care Transformation: Formalizing our Commitment to Communities (2018)

Help spread the word with a tweet: How are healthcare organizations using policy to institutionalize their commitment to the #socialdeterminantsofh...

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Reading for Health: A Reimagined, Community-Driven Approach to Early Literacy in Del Norte County and Tribal Lands (2018)

In the downstairs den of Katie Creed's Crescent City home, seven preschool-age children formed a scattered half-circle for afternoon story time...

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The California Healthy Places Index (2018)

The California Healthy Places Index (HPI), a resource developed by the Public Health Alliance of Southern California, is a powerful new tool t...

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Webinar: CACHE 101 (2018)

The Center to Advance Community Health & Equity (CACHE), housed at the Public Health Institute, helps nonprofit hospitals, health systems, and ...

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Supporting Alignment and Accountability in Community Health Improvement: The Development and Piloting of a Regional Data-Sharing System (2014)

The purpose of this project is to develop and field test a set of online tools that support the comparative review of specific elements of publicly...

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Best Practices for Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy Development (2012)

Best Practices for Community Health Needs Assessment and Implementation Strategy Development: A Review of Scientific Methods, Current Practices, an...

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Schedule H and Hospital Community Benefit—Opportunities and Challenges for the States (2012)

This brief, co-authored by PHI Senior Investigator Kevin Barnett, discusses key federal community benefit reporting requirements developed by the I...

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Beyond the Numerical Tally: Quality and Stewardship in Community Benefit (2009)

Uniform Standards and Lessons from the Advancing the State of the Art in Community Benefit Demonstration Nonprofit hospitals can play an import...

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Advancing the State of the Art in Community Benefit: Toolkit (2008)

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND TEMPLATES FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND ENHANCEMENT OF COMMUNITY BENEFIT PROGRAMS Advancing the State of the Art...

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Community Benefit Planning Handbook (2008)

Strengthening Commitment to Mission A community benefit plan is a document, usually produced in conjunction with the health care organization&r...

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