Social Determinants of Health

These four webinars explore how hospitals and health systems and community-based organizations are improving the health of individuals with complex medical and social needs.
Women with health-related social needs such as food insecurity, housing instability and lack of transportation were less likely to report receiving a mammogram in the past two years when surveyed in 2022, according to a report released April 9 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Join AHA’s Board Chair Joanne Conroy, M.D., for Leadership Dialogue as she discusses key issues with hospitals colleagues from across the country. Watch the video and listen to the podcasts. New videos will post the last Monday of each month.
Join us for a free webinar that shares how to address patients’ SDoH needs through social care screenings, personalized resources, closed-loop referrals and robust outcomes tracking.
Community health workers have become an essential component of RUSH University Medical Center’s efforts to minimize inequities in health and life expectancy. CHWs provide much-needed resources across the RUSH campus and several Chicago neighborhoods, while also being a driving force for…
Denver Health has been treating and healing the people of Denver, Colorado for more than 160 years. Denver Health provides health care services to one in three residents of the metropolitan area. Many of its patients have complex health care and social needs, including the uninsured, people…
President and CEO John Chessare, M.D., shares how GBMC HealthCare began investing in its Baltimore community by specifically focusing on social determinants of health.
Technology was the topic for the May 17 plenary session discussion between Ivor Horn, M.D., director of health equity and social determinants of health at Google, and Joy A. Lewis, AHA senior vice president for health equity strategies and executive director of IFDHE.
State, local, territorial and tribal jurisdictions may apply through June 30 for grants of up to $500,000 each for three years to implement interventions to address social determinants of health across four domains: the built environment, community-clinical linkages, food and nutrition security,…