Social Determinants of Health

Nov 15, 2018
The AHA commended the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation for adopting a holistic approach to examining the links between social risk factors, health care outcomes and value-based payment programs.
Jul 28, 2021
Communities of color, who over the past year have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, also experienced emotional distress exacerbated by events surrounding the murder of George Floyd.
Jul 21, 2021
Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., Tom Cole, R-Okla., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., and Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., today launched the bipartisan Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus, which will highlight opportunities to coordinate federal investments in health and social drivers of health such…
Jul 15, 2021
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health voted to advance to the full committee a number of AHA-supported bills focused on maternal health and social determinants of health.
Jul 15, 2021
In a letter to Representatives Robin L. Kelly and Larry Bucshon, the AHA express support for H.R. 4387, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act.
Jun 28, 2021
July 6 is the deadline for state and local governments to apply for grants of up to $125,000 each to develop multi-sector plans to address social determinants of health to improve chronic disease outcomes in populations experiencing health disparities and inequities.
Jun 25, 2021
Learn how Regional One Health and New-York Presbyterian Hospital improved health outcomes by leveraging specialized skills of care team members to identify and address the social needs of their patients.
Jun 24, 2021
The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing on several AHA-supported bills to advance public health by focusing on social determinants of health and data collection.
Jun 16, 2021
Collaborating to Support Individuals with Complex Health and Social Needs  Wednesday, July 14, 2021  1 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern; 12 - 1:30 p.m. Central; 10 - 11:30 a.m. Pacific
Jun 8, 2021
UnitedHealthcare launched Community Catalyst, an initiative that includes 23 programs involving collaborations with community-based organizations and health centers. Community Catalyst’s goal will be to close gaps in care and address health equity issues, food insecurity among seniors and the…