Call for Abstracts Now Open: All In National Meeting 2019

Submission deadline: May 17, 2019 at 11:59 pm PST (Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis - early submissions are strongly encouraged) View Call for Abstracts The 2019 All In National Meeting is pleased to announce that the call for abstracts is now open! This year's meeting is designed to lift up the hard-won knowledge and practical lessons from pioneering local data sharing initiatives to accelerate our progress toward improved health equity for all. (more…)
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DASH Internship Opportunity

1. The Illinois Public Health Institute The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) mobilizes stakeholders, catalyzes partnerships, and leads action to promote prevention and improve public health systems to maximize health, health equity and quality of life for the people of Illinois. IPHI administers partnership‐driven projects addressing specific program areas through its Center for Community Capacity Development (CCCD), the Center for Health and Information Technology (CHIT), and the Cent...
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Health Care: Unlocking the Value of Data Sharing

Primary Stakeholder: Hospitals and Health Systems Integrating health care data with data from other sectors helps address the holistic needs of individual patients while informing the development of population-level programs and policies that can improve outcomes, both in health care and other sectors. This paper provides guidance for those in non-health care sectors (e.g. housing, social services, community-based organizations) on effectively engaging and advancing conversations with health ca...
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Two New Funding Opportunities

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is pleased to announce two funding opportunities intended to help local collaborations advance their efforts to share and use multi-sector data to improve community health. Register for upcoming informational webinars to learn more! DASH CIC-START Progam DASH CIC-START provides support for near-term activities that help local collaborations take meaningful steps toward planning or implementing multi-sector data systems. Up to 15 CIC-START contracts of up t...
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Housing and Homelessness: Unlocking the Value of Data Sharing

Primary Stakeholder: Public Housing Authorities Housing is inextricably linked to health, making the housing sector a crucial partner for data sharing initiatives focused on improving community health. It's clear that integrated data that is timely, accurate, and precise can be a powerful tool for stakeholders in both sectors, empowering them to better understand issues in their communities, make smarter decisions, and improve results. This paper provides guidance for exploring the value of sha...
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Introduction: Unlocking the Value of Data Sharing

Multi-sector collaboration requires us to go beyond what is comfortable and familiar. This short paper introduces you to a basic method for reaching out to those in your community who may share your interest in collaborating and sharing data. We walk through three basic steps for outreach and provide questions to guide your conversation: Do your homework - Who should you talk to? Reach out and listen - What do they care about? Identify shared value - What's in it for us? This paper...
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Unlocking the Value of Data Sharing Series

A Look Across Five Sectors This series of papers provides an overview and framework for reaching out to stakeholders or potential partners from other sectors that may share your interest in collaborating and sharing data to improve community health. Knowing your audience will help your collaboration craft a successful and productive outreach strategy, strengthen your partnerships, and ensure ongoing sustainability by clearly defining and articulating the value of sharing data across sectors. ...
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Listen to the All In Podcast

On the new All In: Data for Community Health podcast, DASH Co-Director Peter Eckart talks to local leaders who are tackling these challenges head on and going “All In” to collaborate with other sectors to systematically share data to improve community health.
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DASH Mentor Program

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for multi-sector community health initiatives that are in the advanced stages of data sharing. The DASH Mentor Program recognizes high achievement in multi-sector data sharing and seeks to amplify and replicate successful local efforts. Awardees will receive up to $50,000 to serve as "Mentors" for the All In: Data for Community Health network, spreading their knowledge and supporting peers while continuing to ...
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