DASH Mentee Meetup Goes Virtual

By Miriam Castro, Program Manager, Data Across Sectors for Health On August 7, Data Across Sectors for Health held its first Mentee Meetup with members of its DASH Mentor Program Round 2 Awardees. The DASH Mentee Meetup served as an opportunity to 1) introduce Mentees to peers across 7 Mentor cohorts and 2) facilitate connections so that mentees have new ideas to try out in order to advance their project work plans. Based on feedback from last round’s awardees, it seemed important to provide ...
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Your DASH & All In Guide to the 3rd Annual Community Information Exchange Summit

Originally scheduled for May, the 2020 Community Information Exchange (CIE) Summit has moved to a virtual platform and is taking place on August 12-14. The COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the impacts of systemic racism. The harmful impacts of long standing social and economic inequities that contribute to ill health are a public health emergency that can be mitigated by connecting information systems across sectors. The CIE Summit brings together key comm...
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Using Local Health Data in a Pandemic

Guest Post By Kathleen Pritchard, PhD, President of Data You Can Use, Inc.   The public has seldom been exposed to as much data as we have since the COVID-19 pandemic hit American shores. But data has its limitations—and not all data is equal! Where it comes from? How it is used? What’s missing? These questions matter. To help sort out the deluge of graphs, charts and diagrams that are spreading with the pandemic, Data You Can Use sought guidance from local experts at a virtu...
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Crowdsourcing Ideas to Improve Mental Well-being and Housing Stability

The Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), launched a blog series last month called "Innovating through Cross-sector Alignment," sharing stories of innovative approaches to address needs unearthed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the hopes that other communities can learn from and possibly replicate those efforts. DASH is cross-posting these articles here. DASH and PHNCI partner on All In: Data for Community Health, a learning network of communities improving community health outcomes...
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Addressing Food Insecurity through Economic Partnerships

The Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), launched a blog series last month called "Innovating through Cross-sector Alignment," sharing stories of innovative approaches to address needs unearthed by the COVID-19 pandemic in the hopes that other communities can learn from and possibly replicate those efforts. DASH is cross-posting these articles here. DASH and PHNCI partner on All In: Data for Community Health, a learning network of communities improving community health outcomes...
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