TechnologyTechnology Vendors Embrace Social Determinants of Health
New Chilmark Research report highlights the increasing integration of community organizations with EHRs and other healthcare IT products and services.
Clinical CareCultural Care Delivery: The Gateway to Promoting Greater Health Equity
In general, SDoH go a long way in determining both the access and quality of care available to people.
StrategyCleveland Hospitals' Private Police 'Border Patrol' Comes Under Scrutiny
Local elected officials and the NAACP are calling for tougher supervision of private police forces, including one run by the...
Clinical CareEquality Health Embeds Social Determinants of Health in Care Delivery
Phoenix-based Equality Health gathers social determinant data at primary care practices to connect patients with social services.
InnovationHealth on Wheels: Tricked-Out RVs Deliver Addiction Treatment to Rural Communities
Mobile health clinics have been around for years, bringing vision tests, asthma treatment and dentistry to places without adequate care.
Clinical CareSDOH Partnerships at Healthcare Organizations Built on Trust
When community-based organizations are already meeting social needs, healthcare organizations should build partnerships rather than building their own programs.
Covid-19Turning Anger Into Action: Minority Students Analyze COVID Data on Racial Disparities
Data to address racial discrepancies has been spotty during the pandemic, and it isn't available for most minority communities, which...
StrategySupporting Diversity in Pennsylvania: How WellSpan Health Cares for Patient Groups During COVID-19
CEO Roxanna Gapstur shares strategies the health system has implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond to serve the unique...
StrategyOSU Wexner Medical Center's Anti-Racism Action Plan Aims to Address 'Direct Line Between Racial Discrimination and Health Outcomes'
Dr. Harold Paz, CEO of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, shares the healthcare organization's strategy that addresses social...
FinanceTax-exempt Hospitals Provided $100B in Community Benefits
AHA reports total community benefits for nonprofits were 13.8% of total hospital expenses in 2017.
FinanceNorthShore, Northwest Community Healthcare Announce Merger
The two Chicago-based provider organizations expect the transaction to be finalized by the end of 2020 pending regulatory review and...
Covid-19NEJM: 5 Recommendations to Mitigate Social Risk Factors During Pandemic
Mass General Brigham's chief patient experience and equity officer details effective ways to support frontline workers and assist communities afflicted...