Public Narrative Toolkit

This toolkit includes short videos, worksheets, workshop agendas, and coaching tips to support those who are interested in harnessing the power of storytelling to motivate others to join them in action. The toolkit will guide them through the development of a Public Narrative that brings together three different types of stories: a Story of Self, a Story of Us, and a Story of Now.

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Strategy Portfolio Exercise

The Strategy Portfolio Exercise builds on the ReThink Health Dynamics Model to give regions a more flexible tool that extends beyond the typical health care arena and explores a more comprehensive set of sectors that influence the health ecosystem. It includes 17 different “strategy portfolio options” representing various investments, policies, and initiatives that address both […]

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Influencing Financial Flows Worksheet

A financing exercise for partnerships that unpacks the conditions which enable the redirecting of money to support regional health transformation. This exercise allows partnerships to explore a past success and a current or pending challenge.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Press Release: How Combined Investments Could Substantially Lower Healthcare Costs & Improve Health

CONTACT: Jodie Silverman, ReThink Healthjsilverman@rippelfoundation.org   LOOKING BEYOND FRAGMENTED FUNDING: RETHINK HEALTH ILLUSTRATES HOW COMBINED INVESTMENTS COULD SUBSTANTIALLY LOWER HEALTHCARE COSTS AND IMPROVE HEALTH Cambridge, MA: August 8, 2016 – As reported in this month’s issue of Health Affairs, ReThink Health leaders demonstrate that select, combined investments in clinical and population health, coupled with affordable […]

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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 […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Dynamics Model

What is the ReThink Health Dynamics Model? The ReThink Health Dynamics Model is an empirically based, computer simulation that provides a realistic representation of a regional health system. The model is a tool that can help regional leaders determine what interventions could do the most to save lives, save money, improve quality, increase social equity, […]

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