This report from the Center for Health Care Strategies and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation explores state-level multi-sector actions for addressing the social, economic, and environmental factors that impact health. The report addresses the following questions:
1. What are the levers across state agencies that could be used to improve population health, either through specific policy action or by exerting state influence?
2. What are examples of diverse state agencies working together and with other community partners to improve population health?
3. What are the key factors necessary to promote effective cross-sector collaborations?
4. What types of technical assistance and facilitation would increase states’ capacity to pursue and successfully implement these actions?
5. How might state-level assistance be targeted to support and scale similar innovation?