Finding Common Interests: NNIP Partners and Children's Hospitals Collaborate

Report by Camille H. Anoll
March 9, 2020

Urban Institute   (NNIP Coordinator)
Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development   (Cleveland)
Institute for Urban Policy Research   (Dallas)
Kinder Institute for Urban Research   (Houston)
Center for Economic Information   (Kansas City)
DataHaven   (New Haven)
Urban Health Collaborative   (Philadelphia)
University Center for Social and Urban Research   (Pittsburgh)

Where children live matters and can affect their health over their lifetimes. To improve the health of their patients, several children’s hospitals have turned to organizations in the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP). This brief provides examples of collaborations between children’s hospitals and NNIP Partners from seven cities and examines how they work together to understand specific children’s health issues, support community health planning, and elevate a common agenda around childhood well-being.