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Addressing social determinants of health in pediatric health systems: Balancing mission and financial sustainability
Curr Opin Pediatr
Purpose of review: With increasing recognition of the impact of poverty, racism and other social factors on child health, many pediatric health systems are undertaking interventions to address Social Determinants of Health (SDoH).
Clinical and public policy interventions to address food insecurity among children
Curr Opin Pediatr
Purpose of review: This article describes the impacts of food insecurity (FI) on child health, outlines clinical and public policy interventions to mitigate FI in children, and defines new paradigms in population health to ameliorate the harmful effects of FI in children.
Social risk-informed care: Scoping review and qualitative research to inform implementation at Kaiser Permanente
Social Needs Network for Evaluation and Translation (SONNET)
In this project commissioned by SONNET we aimed to: 1) understand to what degree social risks-informed care is being implemented across the eight KP Regions; 2) determine organizational readiness and plans to enhance this practice; and 3) inform best practices/ strategies to f
Care coordination through local partnerships: A needed policy paradigm
Health Affairs Forefront
Care coordination is essential to improving a fragmented health care system. Value-based payment models such as accountable care organizations and bundled payments encourage providers to coordinate patient care across clinicians and care settings.
Screening and intervention for psychosocial needs by U.S. obstetrician-gynecologists
J Womens Health (Larchmt)
Objectives: To determine the psychosocial needs screening and intervention practices of obstetrician-gynecologists (OBGYNs) and elucidate characteristics associated with screening and resource availability.
Health system-based housing navigation for homeless patients: A new care coordination framework
Homeless patients are among the most disadvantaged in our society, suffering from poor health outcomes and exhibiting disproportionately high hospital utilization and spending.
Evaluation of a natural language processing approach to identify social determinants of health in electronic health records in a diverse community cohort
Background: Health care systems in the United States are increasingly interested in measuring and addressing social determinants of health (SDoH).
Social emergency medicine: Capitalizing on the pediatric emergency department visit to screen and connect patients and families to community resources
Objective: To describe the social needs of families screened by the Community Health Advocates Team (CHAT) Desk, situated within a pediatric emergency department (PED); and to evaluate the effectiveness of this help desk in connecting families to community resources.
Power and participation: how community health centers address the determinants of the social determinants of health
The Covid-19 pandemic exposed and intensified health inequities that caused disproportionately higher rates of infection, morbidity, and mortality in marginalized and disadvantaged communities, along with greater social and economic devastation.