Authors describe how data sharing and collaboration help address complex health and social needs.
Healthy Living Collaborative, a program of SWACH, is featured in a new article in the American Journal for Managed Care. The authors describe how cross-sector collaboration opens the door to data sharing that can improve health and lower costs. This is especially true when it comes to complex health and social needs, say the authors.
The authors cite Healthy Living Collaborative’s work with Providence CORE, the local housing authority and Southwest Washington school districts as an example. They describe how these partnerships make it possible to use data to identify and support families facing housing instability.
The article offers six steps to build cross-sector relationships across healthcare, social services, housing, criminal justice and other areas.
Read the article here.