Interpersonal medicine is not just about being nice — it’s about being effective.
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?
Better Clinical Care for Obesity and Diet-Related Diseases Requires a Focus on Social Determinants of Health
Article by Sara Bleich & Caroline Glagola Dunn
To more effectively treat the problems of obesity and diet-related conditions, health systems need to restructure the traditional medical model of care delivery to address the social determinants of health.
Clip by Frederick P. Cerise & Kimberlydawn Wisdom
Hospital systems can’t “just share information.” Transparency takes work. But what does that work involve?
Clip by Charlene Wong, Roy Rosin & Peter Ubel
Should physicians stay in their clinical lanes when it comes to behavior change and social determinants of health?
It should be no surprise that simpler, cheaper, and more convenient care arises from safety-net providers.
Strategically integrated partnerships between public health, health systems, and the communities they serve are the only way to truly change our nation’s health outcomes.
Article by Shreya Kangovi & David A. Asch
Practical insights that can help organizations optimize their investments in community health workers.
Article by Robert Pottharst
The deliberate nurturing of specific types of leadership personas seems to be a critical factor in the success of value-based care organizations.
Clip by Corey Waller, Jürgen Unützer & Paule Anne Lewis
Partnering with the community to tackle substance use and mental health disorders is the optimal way to help people get better.
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.”