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The Alliance is part of a shift in our nation's conception of health care. Using a population health approach, the Alliance is contributing to better health outcomes for children and their families. Read more about the innovative ways that our organization is improving family well-being in these white papers and case studies.  

Value-based Health Care

The Alliance was conceived as part of a strategic transformation for Children's Health, one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems. Establishing the Alliance represents a systematic shift toward value-based care, where health care doesn't happen only in the hospital.

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Using DSRIP funding in novel ways, Children's Health has improved health and wellness with cross-community partners and saved money for the health care ecosystem. Read the white paper.  

By applying the principles of human-centered design, Children's Health developed a new business model grounded in family well-being. Read the report. 

Place-based Initiatives

Place matters. Neighborhood environmental factors -- from safety to food access and economic opportunities -- all impact family health and well-being. The Alliance is using a place-based approach to address the social determinants of health in local underserved communities. 

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Working in Neighborhoods Strategically (WINS) used a place-based model for improving health in vulnerable neighborhoods. Read the white paper. 

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The classroom is an important place for kids' health, which is why the Alliance advocated for a school-based telehealth program. Read the white paper. 

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The Mill City neighborhood of Dallas was the ideal place for the Alliance to demonstrate proof of concept for the Dallas Healthy Food Retail (HFRI) initiative. Read the case study.