Co-founders of an integrative outpatient treatment center for mental health and addiction discuss the problematic lack of continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient and physical and mental health services.
Pennsylvania addresses social determinants of health by bringing together managed care and social services organizations to expand access to vital resources.
Wayne B. Jonas, Eric Schoomaker, James R. Marzolf & Tracy Gaudet
Until we redesign our health care system to address our patients’ personal determinants of health, we will continue to inadequately address our multiple chronic disease crises.
Should physicians stay in their clinical lanes when it comes to behavior change and social determinants of health?
Shreya Kangovi & David A. Asch
Practical insights that can help organizations optimize their investments in community health workers.
Partnering with the community to tackle substance use and mental health disorders is the optimal way to help people get better.
How do you get the buy-in from primary care providers to integrate mental and behavioral health services into their practices and build a system of truly collaborative care?
What should clinicians do for patients for whom social isolation and loneliness is the biggest social need?
Making the assessment of nonmedical social needs and referral to those needs a standard of care so that it becomes part of the quality equation of an organization, just like any other quality or safety standard.
Hospitals must provide wholesome food, sound sleeping conditions, and human connection to promote healing and wellness.