This playbook from Rush University Medical Center provides a case study for how health systems can work with residents, community leaders, nonprofit organizations, and other healthcare institutions to be a catalyst for community health and vitality by dismantling barriers to health, and by promoting health equity both within and outside of the institution. It describes...

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This short paper from the American Hospital Association (AHA) describes five actions hospitals and health systems can take to address housing instability and improve health in their communities: Screening patients for social needs and connecting them with community partners Informing patients and employees about available housing resources and protections Providing access to safe, temporary living...

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This paper from the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network (SIREN) at University of California, San Francisco and Manatt Health addresses legal concerns related to sharing data between healthcare systems, community-based organizations, and others. It sheds light on the circumstances in which healthcare organizations can exchange personal information outside the healthcare sector in compliance with...

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This report from PHI National is part of a series providing a comprehensive, current-day analysis of the direct care workforce and its critical role in the long-term care system in the United States. This report examines the current training landscape for direct care workers. This irregular and under-resourced system fails to prepare workers to succeed...

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