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Role of hospitals in addressing social determinants of health: A groundwater approach
Prev Med Rep
Adverse social determinants of health, such as unequal access to health care, lack of educational opportunities, and food insecurity are noted for shaping health disparities across race, ethnicity, and geographic context.
Changes in Medicaid utilization and spending associated with homeless adults' entry into permanent supportive housing
J Gen Intern Med
Objective: Assess changes in Medicaid expenditures and utilization associated with receiving PSH. Design: Cohort study using a difference-in-differences approach.
Envisioning the future of complex care
Health Affairs Blog
The past 10 years have seen major growth in the field of complex care—a field that aims to better coordinate care and improve outcomes for individuals with complex health and social needs.
Reflections on the five laws of integrating medical and social services-21 years later
In 1999, Walter Leutz wrote a seminal article in The Milbank Quarterly on the need for and ways to better integrate medical and social services. He formulated five laws and offered three sets of lessons and recommendations.
Pediatric primary care-based social needs services and health care utilization
Objective: To evaluate the relationship between use of primary care-based social needs services and subsequent utilization of ambulatory, emergency, and inpatient services.
Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) screening and referral outcomes among transgender patients in a primary care setting
J Interpers Violence
Transgender patients are at elevated risk of intimate partner violence (IPV), but national guidelines do not recommend routine screening for this population.
Screen and intervene: A toolkit for pediatricians to address food insecurity
Academy of Pediatrics and the Food Research and Action Center
Food insecurity — the limited or uncertain access to enough food — is a critical child health issue that impacts millions of infants, children,
Toward successful and sustainable statewide screening for social determinants of health: Testing the interest of hospitals
Popul Health Manag
The impact of social and behavioral factors on health outcomes are well defined in the field of public health. Additionally, characteristics such as race, ethnicity, and language have been proven to affect an individual's capacity to address health care needs.
Screening for social needs in pediatrics: How can we ensure it is family-centered and effective?
PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
As health care systems and payers are increasingly focused on the social needs of patients, there has been an emphasis on screening in the health care setting as a way to understand the support families require.