Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Innovative Community Investment Strategies: The Current State Of Practice And A Vision For Greater Implementation In Southern California

The Public Health Alliance of Southern California, Communities Lifting Communities, Hospital Association of Southern California

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Data Collection and Analysis
Organizational Change/ Development
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Outside U.S.

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This report describes how health departments are uniquely positioned to serve as experts and advisors in community health issues, and can provide key information to underline existing disparities. They are also positioned to coordinate partnerships between different sectors, play an advisory role in decision-making, and ensure investment efforts are aligned with Community Health Assessments and Community Health Needs Assessments, and that these efforts truly advance health equity. Public health departments have expertise on potential government sources of funding and have experience in community engagement.

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Capacity Building, Improve Data Infrastructure, Partnership Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

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