ReThink Health invites you to share your experience as a steward of well-being

We are experiencing multiple systemic crises at once—including Covid-19, racially-motivated violence and injustice, and an economic recession—and one result is that more and more people see and understand that our lives and livelihoods depend on each other and on a system that is poorly designed for equitable outcomes. As we learn alongside one another to determine how to bring about a better system—designed for everyone to thrive, without exceptions—ReThink Health is committed to fielding a ...
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A fundamental change in operations

By Esther Babawande  Health Leads’ Bay Area Health Justice Collective (BAHJC) team in San Francisco faced a decision at the onset of the COVID crisis. They had been leading a Policy Through Storytelling project before the pandemic, where they demonstrated an Education First Approach to Policy. At the start of the crisis, the choice seemed clear— slow down their information services during the pandemic—but community partners objected. BAHJC is used to prioritizing community voice above all ...
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Listen to the Dr. Rhea Boyd on general truths on our present healthcare system exposed by the pandemic…

Dr. Rhea W. Boyd is a pediatrician, medical educator, and child health advocate in the Bay Area. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Committee on Communications and Media, where she explores how digital clinical tools, interdisciplinary partnerships, and social media can incorporate diverse types of data and voices into traditional processes to improve health, particularly for communities of color. Podcast Host Peter Eckart and Rhea Boyd discuss a multitude of curr...
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Listening Session: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

All In hosted a Listening Session on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, with more than 75 participants to compare notes on community-by-community COVID response-what was working, what was not, and what additional information was needed. Here is a roundup of those conversations: Crisis Response Network in Arizona pivoted their Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) toward COVID related needs. Tyler Rosensteel, Director of HMIS at Crisis Response Network, joined to share their COVID response. They ...
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Field Sensing Feedback

Throughout this crisis the DASH PO has been reaching out to our network of programs and service providers to learn what is working (& what isn't) community by community in response to the crisis. Here are some of the things we are hearing: In Pierce County, Washington the coronavirus has necessitated behavioral health and substance abuse providers and nonprofits to streamline services and strip down barriers to getting help. Elevate Health, a health equity nonprofit, worked with Pierce ...
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