SDOH: Food

Food Is Medicine (FIM) programs, which include medically tailored meals, groceries, produce prescriptions, nutrition counseling and more, have gained momentum since the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. Poor nutrition costs the U.S. economy $1.1 trillion and is a leading…
Baptist Health recognizes the financial constraints that many patients face, and, in response, developed the Food Rx Program to provide nonperishable food items to patients who have an immediate need.
Howard University Hospital (HUH) is one of America's most historic hospitals. The hospital was the first of its kind to aid in the medical treatment of formerly enslaved persons and African American servicemen returning from the Civil War.
Instacart, the nation’s largest online grocery delivery service, is stepping up its game in health care. The company recently rolled out a slew of initiatives aimed at improving access to nutritious foods and transforming efforts to address food insecurity.