In partnership with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, AcademyHealth’s Community Health Peer Learning (CHP) Program engaged 15 communities in a peer learning collaborative to identify data solutions, accelerate local progress, and disseminate best practices and lessons learned.

Collaborating with NORC at the University of Chicago, and the National Partnership for Women & Families, and with guidance from Key Advisors, the CHP Program helped participating communities to inform national strategy and align with other delivery system reform efforts driving toward better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.

The communities are profiled here, and a full list of CHP products is below; notable resources include:

For the Field

Toward Data-Driven, Cross-Sector, and Community-Led Transformation: An Environmental Scan of Select Programs
A scan of 17 national and regional programs supporting local and cross-sector collaborations focused on population health improvement at the community level.

"Notes from the Field" Blog Series
This collection of blog posts catalogue milestones in AcademyHealth’s Community Health Peer Learning Program as well as lessons learned along the way from a broad swath of community-led data sharing initiatives to improve population health.

For Communities

Community Profiles
The 15 CHP communities worked to link critical information from within and outside of health care to address challenges ranging from pediatric asthma to at-risk individuals facing housing insecurity.

Community Learning Guide Series
This learning guide series highlights practical experiences, key lessons, and insights from five communities about addressing population health management challenges through improved capture, sharing, and use of electronic health data.

Community Bright Spots Series
This series of profiles highlights useful insights from three communities all working to advance progress toward population health improvements through the expanded capture, sharing, and use of electronic health data from diverse sectors.

Ongoing Work

AcademyHealth continues to support this work through another learning collaborative called All In: Data for Community Health. Learn more about All In’s efforts to support and accelerate data-driven, community-led, and cross-sector collaboration – and get involved here.

People

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Staff

Alison Rein, M.S.

Senior Director, Evidence Generation and Translation - AcademyHealth

Ms. Rein is a Senior Director for Evidence Generation and Translation at AcademyHealth, where she directs seve... Read Bio

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Beth Johnson, M.P.H.

Senior Manager - AcademyHealth

Beth Johnson, M.P.H. is a senior manager for the Research and Education in HSR team, managing a portfolio of p... Read Bio

Raj Sabharwal
Committee Member, Staff

Raj Sabharwal, M.P.H.

Director - AcademyHealth

Mr. Sabharwal is the Director of Strategic Alliances at AcademyHealth, where he works on projects that support... Read Bio

Staff

Kyu Kang

Research Assistant - AcademyHealth

Kyu Kang joined AcademyHealth as a Research Assistant in November 2015. She works primarily to provide substan... Read Bio

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Lauren Adams, M.A.

Director of Communications and Public Relations - AcademyHealth

Lauren Adams, M.A., is director of communications and public relations at AcademyHealth, where she oversees pu... Read Bio