Social Determinants of Health

Sep 28, 2022
CMS approved Medicaid demonstrations for Oregon and Massachusetts that will test innovative approaches to help eligible enrollees maintain coverage and access social services, including evidenced-based nutritional assistance and clinically-tailored housing supports. 
Aug 29, 2022
This session will explain how to collect Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) data and create a dataset of multiple sources of information, a process that will help providers understand how SDOH impacts the community. Session participants will also learn how to set up their dashboard and a series…
Aug 29, 2022
The session will discuss the electronic referral platform’s use and role in connecting patients with community-based services, how Community Health Workers assist patients with identified health-related social needs, and the process of developing programs to meet specific needs. In addition,…
Aug 29, 2022
This session will cover how to set up the initial process of an Social Determinants of Health (SODH) screener that aligns with your community’s risk factors and addresses the social needs of interest. This will include a detailed explanation on question definitions and how to measure a patient’s…
Aug 17, 2022
Patients with complex medical and social needs are often challenging to treat in a traditional medical encounter.
Aug 10, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services today released the Environmental Justice Index, a tool to help policymakers and communities identify health risks from pollution and other environmental hazards.
Jul 14, 2022
The Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus yesterday held a briefing on “Addressing Food Insecurity and Nutrition as a SDOH.”
Jun 21, 2022
Dispensing rates of prescriptions for COVID-19 antiviral pills were lowest in the most socially and economically disadvantaged communities, according to a study released by the CDC.
Jun 17, 2022
Dr. Leon D. Caldwell, Senior Director, Health Equity Strategies and Innovation, in the Institute of Diversity and Health Equity at the AHA, sits down with Dr. James Min, CEO and Co-founder of AHA Associate, Cleerly, as well as Dr. Richard Chazal, Senior Cardiologist and Medical Director of the…