social determinants of health (SDOH)
Covid-19COVID-19 Cost US 9M Years of Life Expectancy
Blacks, Hispanics lost nearly twice as many quality adjusted life years as Whites.
StrategyColorado Clinic's Prescription for Healthier Patients? Lawyers
A Colorado health clinic incorporates legal assistance into its medical practice for patients facing eviction or deportation proceedings, among other...
StrategyCalifornia Set to Spend Billions on Curing Homelessness and Caring for 'Whole Body' Politic
California will prioritize the homeless under an experiment to move Medi-Cal beyond traditional care delivery and into the realm of...
TechnologyNorthwell Health Reduces Readmissions by 23% Via Artificial Intelligence-Driven Predictions
Social determinants of health data drives predictions that can trigger interventions even before a hospitalization ends.
Clinical CareUnitedHealthcare Boosts Efforts to Address Social Determinants of Health
A data analytics capability added this year helps the payer target health plan members for social needs support.
NursingWhy Hondros College of Nursing is Prioritizing Social Justice in its Classrooms
Hondros recently expanded its education efforts beyond the classroom to host an entire week devoted to social justice at all...
TechnologyMedicare Managed Care Company Pilots Social Interaction Platform to Combat Loneliness, Promote Wellness Remotely
Centene Corporation sees services delivered by TV and mobile services aligning with its social determinants of health initiatives.
Covid-19Pandemic Unveils Growing Suicide Crisis for Communities of Color
In 2020, during the pandemic's first year, suicides among white residents decreased compared with previous years, while they increased among...
StrategyDeparting Adventist Health CEO on the Health System's Impact, Next Steps
Scott Reiner details his healthcare journey and how he strives to bring health and well-being to low-income countries.
PayerAlternative Data Paired With Social Determinants Help Redraw Patient Health Outcomes
One payer hopes to make healthcare more equitable by using alternative data.
Covid-19'The Vaccination Queen': Nurse Practitioner Takes COVID Shots House to House in Puerto Rico
Abigail Matos-Pagán has made it her mission in the U.S. territory to vaccinate as many people as possible against COVID.
TechnologyAI-Driven Algorithm Predicts 30-Day Mortality in Patients with Cancer
Study pulls in social determinants of health signals to highlight patients at risk.