Archive for 2013
In the News: Article of the Year Award
We are pleased to recognize the achievement of ReThink Health team members Bobby Milstein and Kris Wile who helped write the paper “From Model to Action: Using a System Dynamics Model of Chronic Disease Risks to Align Community Action” that was selected as Sarah Mazelis Paper of the Year by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). This prestigious award recognizes the most outstanding paper published during the year in SOPHE’s journal Health Promotion Practice.
The latest edition of the Journal of County Administration profiles two communities, Pueblo, Colorado, and Atlanta, Georgia, that are thinking systemically about how to create sustained improvements in health and health care in their regions. Led by cross-sector teams of forward-looking leaders, these communities have used the ReThink Health model to support these strategic discussions, exploring scenarios, identifying leverage points, and creating alignment around a portfolio of initiatives with the potential for long-term impact.
In the News: Rippel Featured in Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog
A recent edition of the Health Affairs GrantWatch Blog describes the important role that skillful convening can play in bringing people together to support a collaborative approach to improve the performance of their local health systems. Written by Rippel President & CEO Laura Landy, the post highlights how the Rippel Foundation and ReThink Health have used this signature tool to support innovative efforts in communities across the country: Columbia, South Carolina; Pueblo, Colorado; the Upper Valley of Vermont/New Hampshire; and New Jersey.