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Addressing social determinants of health in community pharmacy: Innovative opportunities and practice models
J Am Pharm Assoc
Social determinants of health (SDoH) account for up to 90% of health outcomes, whereas medical care accounts for only 10%-15%; despite this disparity, only 24% of hospitals and 16% of physician practices screen for the 5 social needs.
Does screening for social determinants of health improve patient outcomes?
Probably. Screening for social determinants of health likely results in positive impacts and results in referrals for services to help with unmet social needs (SOR: B, systematic review of randomized controlled trial and cohort studies).
A Guide to using the Accountable Health Communities Health-Related Social Needs Screening Tool: Promising practices and key insights
In this document, we describe the health-related social needs (HRSN) Screening Tool from the Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model and share promising practices for universal screening.
Contextualizing care: An essential and measurable clinical competency
Patient Educ Couns
Contextualizing care is the process of adapting research evidence to patient life context. The failure to do so, when it results in a care plan that is not likely to achieve its intended aim, is a contextual error.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the US have experienced violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime.
Effect of community health workers on 30-day hospital readmissions in an accountable care organization population: A randomized clinical trial
JAMA Netw Open
Importance Value-based care within accountable care organizations (ACOs) has magnified the importance of reducing preventable hospital readmissions.
"Increasing warm Handoffs: Optimizing community based referrals in primary care using QI methodology."
J Prim Care Community Health
Social and environmental factors have an outsized effect on one’s health. Children are particularly impacted by the adverse effects of poverty.
Oregon leverages Medicaid to address social determinants of health and health equity
Oregon Health & Science University
By promoting health-related services and adding a profit reinvestment initiative, the state is pushing to put more dollars towards health equity and social needs.
Factors associated with patients' connection to referred social needs resources at a federally qualified health center
J Prim Care Community Health
Introduction: In an effort to improve health outcomes and promote health equity, healthcare systems have increasingly begun to screen patients for unmet social needs and refer them to relevant social services and community-based organizations.