In this report, the American Institutes for Research (AIR), with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, developed five guiding principles to inform measurement that effectively aligns systems’ actions with the needs and priorities of the communities those systems serve, particularly communities that historically have been harmed the most by inequities. These principles, and accompanying...

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This report from Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) and the Institute for Medicaid Innovation (IMI) identifies six connected strategies to guide payers, including Medicaid agencies and managed care organizations, in developing equity-focused value-based payment approaches to mitigate health disparities at the state and local level. These strategies include: Articulating an equity goal Assessing the...

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This brief from The Root Cause Coalition (TRCC) highlights the stories of five TRCC member organizations and how they have responded to the needs of their communities during the COVID pandemic. The Ceres Community Project, Oregon Food Bank, Share Our Strength, Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio and Presbyterian Healthcare Services are the five...

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This guide from the National Center and the Center for Health and Social Care Integration (CHaSCI) at Rush University Medical Center provides on-the-ground lessons, implications, and strategies for tele-social care for frontline staff in both the medical and social sectors. As part of the transition to telehealth prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, many institutions also...

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