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...

Today's Sponsors

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Crossover Health

Today's Sponsors


Today's Sponsor


Topics: Equity/SDOH, Healthcare System, Patient / Consumer, Physician, Primary care, Provider
Social Determinants of Health Screening a Learning Process at Nemours
CMS Innovation Center Launches New Initiative To Advance Health Equity
Social Determinants of Health: Finding the Solutions Beyond the Buzzword
“REACHing” For Health Equity: CMS Revamps The Professional Direct Contracting Model
Consider Social Determinants of Health When Offering Benefits