In this Q&A by Scaling Pathways, our Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis highlights the importance of community governance and shared decision-making when it comes to the use and interpretation of data.
Latest Blog Posts in 2020
Relationship between Intervention Dosage and Success of Resource Connections in a Social Needs Intervention
Published in the journal Public Health, this study from Health Leads and Westat shows evidence that the number and type of patient-navigator interactions improves successful resource connections. These findings provide insight for how to structure and deliver social need programs to achieve greater success.
The Power of Effective Community Partnerships: Spotlight on Cincinnati’s All Children Thrive Learning Network
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Andrew Beck about the All Children Thrive (ACT) Learning Network supported by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Uniquely positioned to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACT is an example of a network that is prioritizing community-wide aims, empowering caregivers, and setting measurable goals to effectively tackle challenging problems that can’t be solved by health systems alone.
Data democratization has a profound intersection with racial equity, histories of trauma and data extraction. It is a crucial step in dismantling existing structures of power and returning control of data to the people that allow it to exist - and it's happening across the U.S. Here's how it works.
The CEOs of Health Leads and Hopelab provide learnings from the field, and a framework for understanding the dimensions of the growing gap between essential resource needs and the capacity to meet those needs, which includes the ability to effectively coordinate resources and facilitate cross-sector collaboration as we rebuild systems with sustainable solutions.
Our commitment to Black lives, and to racial and health equity, is as strong as it ever has been. We are outraged at the senseless killings and countless stolen or abused Black lives over many generations. For many of you who know our work, or have read our mission and vision, this outrage may seem obvious. But what is less obvious is the tension that exists in fighting for that systemic change.