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Accountable Communities for Health Resources

Resources Related to the 9 Core Elements

The following resources were recommended by the Prevention Institute to explain the Accountable Communities for Health model and provide tools to people implementing the model in their own communities.


Developing Vision and Mission Statements Tool
Shared Purpose Drives Collaboration Article

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Multi-Sectoral Partnerships

Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment Tool
Embracing Emergence: How Collective Impact Addresses Complexity Article
Partnership Toolkit Tool
Building A Strong Partnership Foundation Webinar
Guide to Eco-Cycle Mapping Tool

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Integrator Organization

The Community Quarterback Model Video
Community Development Needs a Quarterback Article
Collective Impact Backbone Resources Toolkit
Habits of a Systems Thinker Article
Collaborating for Equity and Justice Toolkit

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Principles of ACH Governance PPT Presentation
ACH Legal and Practical Recommendations Report
About the King County, WA ACH Website
Collaborative Capacity and Structure Guide Article
Build the Collaborative Governance Structure Article

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Data and Indicators

Making Data Work for the Public's Health Webinar
Key Data Sources for Community Health Needs Assessments Webinar
Results Based Accountability Guide Website
Connect2Health: Mapping Broadband Health Maps
Vermont Community Health Needs Assessments Reports

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Strategy and Implementation

Measuring and Increasing the "Dose" of Community Health Article
State Levers to Advance ACH Article
National ACH Profiles Report
Washington State ACH Profiles Report
Registry of Evidence Based Programs for Youth Website
Exploring a Community's Innovative Social Service Model Webinar
Improving Population Health by Working with Communities Guide
Guide to Working with Communities Website
NACCHO Model Practices Database Website
Community Health Improvement Navigator Website
CDC Practical Playbook for Population Health Website
ACH: Portfolio of Strategies Approach to Population Health Report
Physician's Guide to Climate Change Report
Hospitals Aligned for Healthy Communities Toolkits
Population Health at Essential Hospitals Website
National League of Cities: Reducing Health Disparities Report

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Community Member Engagement

Community Engagement Matters Article
Community Engagement Best Practices from Sonoma Website

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Game Plan Template Tool
Social Media Strategy Worksheet Tool
Slack Software Tool
Thought Exchange Software Tool

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Sustainable Financing

ACH Sustainable Financing Report
Bending the Cost Curve: Policy Recs for Healthy Housing Article
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Website
Sustainable Financial Models for Improving Population Health Webinar
Towards Sustainable Improvements in Population Health Report

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