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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?

Embedding Health Care in Community Organization Partnerships - Consuelo Wilkins Talk Still

Care Redesign

Embedding Health Care in the Community

If we are going to work with local communities, we must humbly acknowledge that we don’t know everything we need to about the people they serve and be ready to gain that knowledge.

We Owe Our Nation Something Different Amy Compton-Phillips Talk Clip Still - Mental Health Morbidity

Care Redesign

We Owe Our Nation Something Different

This is national trauma — we have so much morbidity from mental health and illness, and yet it’s the system we’ve designed.

Providing Free Food as a Treatment for Diabetes Yields Improved Outcomes for Patients While Reducing Cost of Care - Fresh Food Farmacy - Geisinger program for addressing food insecurity in patients with diabetes

Care Redesign

Prescribing Food as a Specialty Drug

Geisinger’s program of providing free food as a treatment for diabetes yields improved outcomes for patients while reducing the cost of care.

Why Don’t We Deliver the Unified Health We Know We Should? Rebecca Onie Talk Still Health Leads Health Equity Social Needs

Care Redesign

Why Don’t We Deliver the Health We Should?

We’ve created a health care system where asking a patient “Are you hungry?” is so far outside the boundaries of what counts as health care that we fail or forget to ask altogether.

Changing the Healthy Communities Conversation for Intergenerational Health - Patients as 'Pro-sumers' Not Consumers - Tyler Norris Talk Still

Care Redesign

Patients as Pro-sumers, Not Consumers

Changing the conversation from “What’s the matter with you?” to “What matters to you?”

Integrated Care - Most effective means of integrating mental and behavioral health services

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Integrated Care Makes Sense — but Barriers Remain

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members call for integration of mental and behavioral health services with primary care.

Janice Nevin - Christiana Care Health System

Leadership

The Responsibility of a Big Provider in a Small State

How Christiana Care’s initiatives impact not only those they serve directly, but also the larger community.

The Growing Imperative to Address Senior Loneliness

Care Redesign

The Growing Imperative to Address Senior Loneliness

CareMore offers an early look at its program built on the premise that human interaction and engagement can have a positive impact on the lives of our lonely elders.

How Adequate Are Your Organization's Mental and Behavioral Health Services to Meet the Needs of the Patient Population?

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: It’s Time to Treat Physical and Mental Health with Equal Intent

By neglecting mental and behavioral health, our society has made it virtually impossible to succeed in holistic health, and thus to improve health outcomes.

Shifting the Conversation to Whole-Person Health Care Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Shifting the Conversation to Whole-Person Health

If we can’t articulate where we should be in 10 years, we won’t achieve our goals.

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