How our health care system makes ER doctors addiction enablers
Emergency room doctors feel like addiction enablers because the health care system is limited by tight budgets, politics and scarce resources.
What are social determinants of health?
Define social determinants of health, Key concepts, Primary health care, Health promotion, Ottawa charter for health promotion
What are Social Determinants of Health?
It's not all diet and exercise. Why where you live and your early life experiences, along with other factors, contribute to your overall health.
What Are the Social Determinants of Health?
Health care alone can only go so far to promote health. Evidence suggests that where and how people live plays at least as big a role in how well and how long they live.
The US Health Care System: What Does the Future Hold?
A New Way to Talk about the Social Determinants of Health
This tool provides guidance on how to message the social determinants of health including best practices in language and choosing words, using data to support, not make, your case, and using pictures to tell your stories.
How to screen for social determinants of health
Health outcomes are a result of social, behavioral and economic factors that physicians can’t control—but can help patients with.
How Hunger Strains Our Health Care System
Hunger exists in every community and is contributing to the rise in preventable chronic conditions and rising healthcare costs, especially for seniors. To address it, we’ll need a holistic approach.
How Our Health Care System Is Changing
If you or your loved ones have chronic health conditions ranging from asthma to cancer, you have probably been waiting with some anticipation for the Oct...
Why Social Determinants of Health Matter
Geneia’s population health specialists address SDoH by outreaching, engaging and educating patients
Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Make It Practical
In a survey conducted with the American Academy of Family Physicians, we asked clinicians how they address social determinants of health in their patients. Here's what they told us, along with expert opinion on what it all means.
The Costs of Not Caring: How to Fix Our Broken Mental Health Care System
By Shani Dowd, Director, Culture InSight, at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Dr. Nicholas Covino, President of William James College The mental health system in our country is broken, but this comes as no surprise to many Americans. We've talked for years about redeveloping the mental health system, refocusing our attention on mental health and picking up the fragments left behind after the deinstitutionalization…
How Communities are Testing New Strategies to Address Social Determinants of Health
AcademyHealth’s Community Health Peer Learning Program explored 17 national and regional programs supporting local and cross-sector collaborations Posted We now appreciate that the biggest drivers of individual and population health are social, economic, environmental, and behavioral. As these factors are largely informed by where people live, work, and play—communities nationwide are testing new partner strategies and interventions to address the social determinants of health A growing…
3 Top Strategies to Address the Social Determinants of Health
Healthcare payers and providers are using strategies to address housing security, food access, and transportation in an effort to address the social determinants of health.
3 ways to use social determinants of health data for better care management
When you have reliable insights and data analytics to anticipate what patients might need and work care teams to develop a shortlist of options.
“How our health care system makes ER doctors addiction enablers”
Commentary from the Chicago Tribune: I do ask every alcoholic if he or she is ready to quit, as one of the central tenets of recovery is that the alcoholic has to want to quit. But 9 times out of 1…
How America is Leveraging Social Determinants of Health
Although Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) has become a buzzword in recent policy conversations, it is still a powerful tool to analyze the social, economic, and environmental factors that influ…
Why Doesn't Our Health-Care System Cover Dental?
April is oral health month in Canada. Ads remind us to book an appointment with our dentist for a regular dental exam and to get our teeth cleaned by a dental hygienist. But in Canada's private dental...
Another 11 Reasons Why Our Health Care System Is Broken
Completely fed up with the current health care system, Joanthan Govette, Founder of Referral MD shares 11 reasons why our health care system is broken.
How Our Health Care System Treats Black Mothers Differently
African American women die of pregnancy-related causes at three times the rate for white women, even after accounting for income, education, and access to other resources What is it about being born black in America that leads to such outcomes To answer this question, Shanoor Seervai interviews Kennetha Gaines, clinical nurse manager for UCSF Health in San Francisco, for the latest episode of The Dose podcast.…