Examples from inside and outside health care on changing the environment so that if people take no action at all, the right thing — the healthy thing — still happens.
Building A Culture of Health
Encouraging a focus on health for all will lead to a healthy society. Wellness programs and health education could be the answer, but how can we create a care delivery system that prioritizes keeping people healthy?
Talk by Sara Bleich
A look at environment changes that could help reduce the obesity epidemic in the United States.
How Oak Street Health, a full-risk, value-based primary care model and social determinants practice, embeds itself in the community to keep its elderly population, “happy, healthy, and out of the hospital.”
How can health care providers and patients improve the shared decision-making process so that the patient’s voice is truly heard?
Talk by Peter Ubel
When should clinicians and health systems promote hard work to achieve health versus looking for ways that could make healthy behaviors easier?
What is the role of nurses and other health care professionals in good health care communication and community involvement?
Article by Leo Eisenstein
The social determinants of health — and physicians’ sense of powerlessness in the face of them — seem crucially missing from the discussion of burnout.
Talk by Gary Foster
Four principles and practices to keep in mind when trying to help patients lose weight, become more active, or become healthier in general.
Case Study by Sandeep Khurana, Sara Gaines & Thomas H. Lee
To reduce the burden of hepatitis C in central Pennsylvania, Geisinger Clinic designed a comprehensive assessment and treatment protocol to improve sustained virologic response rates.