social determinants of health (SDOH)
Covid-19Beating the Pavement to Vaccinate the Underrepresented — And Protect Everyone
The rollout of vaccinations in California, as in many states, has been slow and chaotic. More than 5 million of...
StrategyNew ProMedica Exec: SDOH Strategies 'Critical' for Industry Success
Rachel Krausman shared how she will lead the National Social Determinants of Health Institute and the ProMedica Impact Fund, as...
InnovationHospitals Want a Slice of Biden's $2T Infrastructure Plan
AHA President and CEO Rick J. Pollack tells President Biden that the COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the nation's hospitals.
StrategyBCBS MN CEO Craig Samitt to Retire
Blue Cross Board Trustee Kathleen Blatz will serve as interim CEO starting on April 1.
StrategyBCBS MN CEO: Addressing Racism as a Healthcare Organization
Craig Samitt, MD, MBA outlines the anti-racism efforts BCBS MN has instituted and how other companies, even those outside the...
Clinical CareProviders, Payers, Not Totally Confident in Their Demographic Data
Only 37% of payers and 58% of healthcare providers are very confident that their member/patient demographic information is correct.
Covid-19Stop Blaming Tuskegee, Critics Say. It's Not an 'Excuse' for Current Medical Racism.
While Black people are twice as "wary" of participating in research, compared with white people, they are equally willing to...
Covid-19Need Amid Plenty: Richest US Counties Are Overwhelmed by Surge in Child Hunger
The financial fallout of covid-19 has pushed child hunger to record levels.
StrategyRWJBarnabas Health Exec: How We End Racism Together
DeAnna Minus-Vincent, MPA, chief social integration and health equity strategist at RWJBarnabas Health, details how the New Jersey-based health system...
Clinical CarePolicy Brief Series Takes Aim at Social Determinants of Health
Three new policy briefs from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provide evidence-based recommendations to alleviate people's immediate needs in the...
Covid-19High Obesity Rates in Southern States Magnify COVID Threat
Obesity and weight-related illnesses have been deadly liabilities in the COVID era.
Covid-19Without a Pandemic Safety Net, Immigrants Living in US Illegally Fall Through the Cracks
Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission are particularly vulnerable to the economic fallout wrought...