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Latest Blog Posts in 2022

Who Has the Power? – An Analysis of Where Power Lies Within SDOH Interventions

In September 2021, Health Leads conducted a workshop at the Community Information Exchange (CIE) Summit to explore the current state of the technology-driven approaches for social determinants of health (SDOH) interventions. Workshop participants discussed and visualized how current approaches to SDOH interventions both obstruct and promote anti-racism and equity advancement, and reflected on whether their organizations’ SDOH interventions facilitate liberation for oppressed communities.

Leveraging CIE for Public Health Needs and Response

Leveraging CIE for Public Health Needs and Response explores the current state of public health data infrastructure and how the CIE model can inspire public health to adopt a more community-driven approach to data infrastructure that supports cross-sector information sharing and is truly responsive to community needs. Like many sectors that operate within systems that have perpetuated or exacerbated racial inequities, public health is reckoning with ways to better gather and interpret data to actively address structural barriers to health.