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Social Needs

Addressing social needs or social determinants of health and other tactics that strengthen emotional stability are essential for total patient health across all populations. How are some organizations leading the way?

Karen DeSalvo - public health population health social determinants of health expert social services infrastructure

Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 2

A public health expert discusses the scientific, technological, and financial foundations we need to modernize the social services infrastructure and address social determinants of health.

Karen DeSalvo - public health population health social determinants of health expert social services infrastructure

Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 1

The expense of the U.S. health care system is so misaligned from what we need as a country — a healthier population. A public health expert discusses how we can move toward a model that addresses social determinants of health and promotes well-being while still growing our economy.

Framework for Comprehensive Community Wellness

Leadership

A Vision for Upending the Siloed Status Quo

A five-point plan unveils ways that leaders of health care and public health organizations can take action to enhance community wellness.

Millenson01_pullquote big data analytics SDOH

New Marketplace

Big Data on Social Determinants: Improved Health and Unaddressed Privacy Concerns

The use of psychographic data by health systems and health plans could provoke a backlash if not done with patient consent.

David Waters Community Servings CEO

Care Redesign

Food as Medicine: Meeting the Needs of Complex Medical Diets

How Community Servings evolved from an HIV nutrition program to one that feeds people with any illness.

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health - Healthy Communities Shared Nomenclature Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health

How do we align on a shared set of nomenclature and articulate a broad coalition around what health actually means?

Do the Math - Improving Health Literacy - Russell Rothman Talk Still

Care Redesign

Do the Math: Improving Health Literacy

Health literacy isn’t just about whether a person can read.

Why We Became Doctors—and How That Changed to Mental Health Care - Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Why We Became Doctors—and How That Changed

These specialists in mental health care collaboration, addiction, and chronic pain didn’t start out that way. But they saw huge gaps in care for patients who needed these services and decided to do something about it.

The House of Medicine Is Incomplete - Untreated Sentinel Syndromes and Early Life Trauma talk still

Care Redesign

The House of Medicine Is Incomplete

If we don’t create ecosystems of care for the sentinel syndromes, we will fail at truly helping the 5% who cost 50% of health care dollars.

What If We Treated Mental Health Like Cancer Talk Still Jürgen Unützer

Care Redesign

What If We Treated Mental Health Like Cancer?

How would we react if only 1 out of 10 people with cancer saw a doctor trained in that specialty? That’s where we are in mental health care — but collaborative primary care models have the power to change that.

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