Medical Economics April 8, 2021
Josh Weiner

Physicians today need to think smart when it comes to connecting with the communities they serve.

One of the most daunting challenges facing healthcare organizations today is how to improve care results and patient outcomes for those negatively impacted by social determinants of health (SDOH). Defined simply, these are the conditions in the places where people live, work, and play that affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes. 

Social determinants of health often touch the underserved and at risk populations in our communities. For example, one in 10 people in the U.S. doesn’t have health insurance due to poverty or other socio-economic factors. Without health insurance, people may not be able to afford health care services and needed...

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Topics: Equity/SDOH, Healthcare System, Patient / Consumer, Physician, Primary care, Provider
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