Ella Auchincloss, who leads ReThink Health's engagement team, provides 5 tips to help leaders progress through the early stages of regional health transformation.
ReThink Health's Laura Landy writes that corporate leaders are well positioned to help frame and implement a bold plan for the future of health and care in America--and to create an action agenda to make it a reality.
Introducing ReThink Health’s Strategy Portfolio Exercise, which has benefited some communities by prompting new ideas, shifting the tone of discussions, and involving a wider group in critical decisions.
Strong partnerships spanning an array of sectors—including public health, housing, education, transportation and others—are the bedrocks of healthy communities. How do they evolve and what makes them successful?
How can you lead if you can’t articulate why people should join you? All leadership requires this sort of vision and clear communication—and leading change in a community is no different.
Community transformation can only occur when the federal and state policies on which communities can build are aligned. Human services organizations typically execute these federal and state policies at the community level, and can be engaged as essential partners in transforming community systems of health.
Laura Landy credits bold philanthropy with helping to save her life recently and asks--in this first of three blog posts--how we can again spark the kind of courageous leadership needed to transform the health system.
Multi-sector partnerships in the early stages face qualitatively different challenges than those that have already matured. Those of us who want them to succeed must design our engagements with a clear sense of where they are in their development. If we approach them with a fixed set of tools and techniques, we will fail them both.
Imagine if health professionals were engaged to create a culture of health, by being intentional in how they use their time and resources on an everyday basis, in the interest of community health.
Data sharing is enormously beneficial to multi-sector partnerships, enabling more integrated, streamlined processes. But, it presents many complexities that partnerships need to overcome in order to reap the benefits.
Even before we saw the results from our biennial Pulse Check report, we knew that long-term, sustainable financing was one of the greatest challenges facing multi-sector partnerships. But the survey results confirmed it: financial planning is an enormous challenge for nearly all the respondents.
ReThink Health’s Ruth Wageman provides some context about what emerged from the recent Pulse Check report as the two most prevalent obstacles partnerships face in transforming health: inadequate infrastructure and difficulties measuring progress.