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International Forum focuses on social determinants of health

What are the primary barriers in effectively addressing the social determinants of health in your patients? ... 9. The American College of Physicians recommends increased screening and collection of social determinants of health data to aid in health
January 2019

Game changer

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced its first ever pilot initiative to fund programs addressing social determinants of health: housing, food security, utilities, transportation. ... This is a game changer because it's the first time
February 2020

Health and health care

Sure, there are pockets of integration and global oversight, like the Veterans Administration, or state governments, which are responsible for an array of social welfare and health benefits. ... care and pay others more to improve the social determinants
February 2020

Save the date for social mission and medicine

Movers and shakers in the worlds of social justice and medical education will come to Tulsa to brainstorm how we can better serve the needs of our country in the 21st ... in medical education related to the social determinants of health, public health,
February 2020

ZIP codes of medical destiny

It is germane to tomorrow's public health news, too. The message in the much-distorted reporting of PURE, hiding in plain sight, is that the social determinants of health―the ... But we are obligated to recall that lifestyle behaviors are the choices
February 2020

Sad state of American hearts

activity, diet, weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose control) as well as sleep and other topics notable for including social determinants of health, signifies just that. ... president of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation; and formerly
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--MedPAC recommends primary care pay raise

The 12 recommended indicators include measures of access to care, quality of health care services, healthy behaviors, injury, physical environment, social environments, chronic disease, mental health, responsible sexual behavior, substance abuse,
February 2020

Health: 1 measure to rule them all

A vast literature on the social determinants of health highlights the dire ramifications of relative disadvantage and disaffection. ... The health of America runs on ever-shifting soundbites. I hold out the hope that we might decide to measure what
February 2020

A shifting focus on the role of patients' nonmedical needs

Over the past few years, ACP's policy team in Washington has also recognized the importance of social determinants of health, not only from an individual physician point of view but ... Awareness of social determinants of health may not always translate
April 2019

I have a new hero

She graduated from the University of Michigan before attending medical school at Michigan State University. ... very core of what makes people unhealthy: the social determinants of health.
February 2020

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