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Health Matters in SF

Project ID: 550

CIC Case Study: Promising Practices supporting Community Health Assessment

CIC Member?:
Active Project?:
Year Project Began:
Year of Latest Report:
Last Update: 08/01/13
Project LocationSan Francisco
Lead OrganizationCommunity Benefit Partnership
Type of OrganizationNonprofit - Community-based

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):
Municipality, County

Issue Areas:
Economy, Education, Environment, Health, Public Safety, Social, Transportation


Project Description

Community Vital Signs is designed to provide a clear and dynamic path forward in promoting the health priorities of San Francisco. The Community Benefit Partnership has taken steps to: Establish ten priority health goals Identify over 30 data indicators to help assess health status Build an agenda for community health improvement

Practices Relevant to Community Health Assessment

Promising Practices (definitions):

  • Connecting Planning to Results
    Health Matters in SF: The Vital Signs (Community Benefits Collaboration) engages broad stakeholders uses an innovative dashboard tool, and connects assessment and planning to action providing a promising practice for CHA/CHIP development.

The Community Benefit Partnership seeks to harness the collective energy and resources of San Francisco’s private non-profit hospitals, City departments (Public Health and Human Services), community clinics, health plans, and non-profit providers and advocacy groups to improve the health status of San Francisco residents.

Social Determinants:
Does project address Social Determinants of Health? Yes

Health Connection

Local Health Department(s) involvement? Supporting

What framework does this project use if any?

Awards and Recognitions:


Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
See Health Matters in SF for indicators.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: No

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

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