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Use of social determinants of health codes in home-based primary care
J Am Assoc Nurse Pract
Background: The Affordable Care Act created funding for nurse practitioner education programs to transform the primary health care workforce through student awareness of how social, political, economic, and environmental factors influence individual and population health.
Using malnutrition and food insecurity screening to identify broader health-related social needs amongst older adults receiving emergency department care in the Southeastern United States: A cross-sectional study
Health Soc Care Community
Unmet health‐related social needs are common amongst older US adults and impact both quality of life and health outcomes.
Comparison of patient experience between primary care settings tailored for homeless clientele and mainstream care settings
Background: More than 1 million Americans receive primary care from federal homeless health care programs yearly. Vulnerabilities that can make care challenging include pain, addiction, psychological distress, and a lack of shelter.
Impacting poverty with medical financial partnerships focused on tax incentives
NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery
Poverty is a significant determinant of health. Despite poverty’s many ramifications, the health care delivery system does not typically address it directly.
CommunityRx: Optimizing a community resource referral intervention for minority dementia caregivers
J Appl Gerontol
Community resource referral systems have been implemented into care settings that serve persons with dementia but with little input from caregivers.
Veterans are agreeable to discussions about firearms safety in primary care
J Am Board Fam Med
Background: Discussing safe storage of firearms, including access, during times of crisis with veterans in primary care settings may enhance suicide prevention efforts. However, veteran attitudes toward such discussions are not well understood.
Connecting provider to home: A home-based social intervention program for older adults
J Am Geriatr Soc
Objective: Patients with multiple medical conditions and complex social issues are at risk for high utilization and poor outcomes.
Client satisfaction with community health workers in HIV care teams
J Community Health
Community health workers (CHWs) integrated in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care teams undertake a variety of tasks to help patients navigate health care, develop care plans, and address social needs.
Community-based organizations’ perspectives on improving health and social service integration
BMC Public Health
Background: Collaborations between health systems and community-based organizations (CBOs) are increasingly common mechanisms to address the unmet health-related social needs of high-risk populations.