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Resident Engagement Practices Typology

ReThink Health interviewed a diverse group of more than 50 stakeholders to hear first-hand their goals, methodologies, challenges, and successes when engaging residents. These stakeholders included representatives from hospital systems, philanthropy, community-based organizations, public health departments, insurers, and resident leaders themselves. Not surprisingly, we found that there is no single best way to involve residents […]

This report from the Commonwealth Center for Governance Studies reviews examples of collaboration between hospitals and public health agencies. As more hospitals move from volume-based payments to value-based payment, there is an increasing interest in how institutional population health efforts can improve health outcomes, care coordination, and prevention, when they collaborate with public health agencies. […]

In Health Affairs: Many Multisector Partnerships Not Yet Mature

Health Affairs has published the results of our months-long research endeavor to further understand and define the national landscape of multisector partnerships for health. The article, “Multisector Partnerships Need Further Development to Fulfill Aspirations for Transforming Health and Well-Being,” was authored by the ReThink Health Ventures team and appears in the journal’s January 2018 special issue on the […]

Type: Publications

Category: Regional Initiatives

Exploring the Potential of Tax Credits for Funding Population Health

  Stacy Becker and ReThink Health’s sustainable financing team explore the questions: Could tax credits provide a source of sustainable financing for population health? If so, under what conditions? READ THE PAPER

Tool: Considering Costs & Benefits

This tool helps multi-sector partnerships understand how their work impacts the business models of other organizations.

Type: Tools

Category: Financing & Investment, Stewardship, Strategy

2016 Pulse Check Survey Findings

Multi-sector partnerships play an increasingly significant role in the movement to improve health, equity, and economic prosperity. These partnerships recognize that many of our most pressing challenges defy sector boundaries, and cannot be effectively addressed by any one institution alone. Progress Along the Pathway to Health System Transformation: A Pulse Check on Multi-Sector Partnerships is the […]

Type: Publications

Category: Regional Initiatives, Stewardship

Multi-sector Partnerships for Health: 2014 Pulse Check Findings

This report synthesizes the findings of ReThink Health’s 2014 Pulse Check which they conducted to sketch the national landscape of multi-sector, regional partnerships that are working to create healthier and more resilient communities. Using data from 133 multi-sector partnerships across the United States, they share insights into the scope, makeup, challenges, and accomplishments of these […]

Type: Publications

Category: Financing & Investment, Stewardship, Sticking Points

How Do Institutional Financing Structures for Meeting Social Needs Get Their Start?

How might investment in population health become systematic? This overview of how financing structures came to be in affordable housing and in community development offers some insights into possible steps for advancing the financing of population health. The report, dated September 2016, was prepared by members of ReThink Health’s sustainable financing team: Katherine Wright, Kim […]

Type: Publications

Category: Financing & Investment

Health Transformation is Possible and Necessary

The Latest from ReThink Health In the August issue of Health Affairs, ReThink Health demonstrates that select, combined investments in both clinical and population-level initiatives, along with sustainable long-term financing strategies, have the potential to dramatically reduce costs, improve health, boost productivity, and increase health equity over the next 25 years. Using our ReThink Health Dynamics […]

Type: Publications

Category: Dynamic Modeling