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Survivors' input on health care-connected services for intimate partner violence
J Womens Health (Larchmt)
Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is increasingly recognized as a social factor impacting health, and health care providers are encouraged to routinely screen and refer patients for needs related to IPV.
Child care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A bad situation made worse
Pediatricians have long recognized that social determinants (the circumstances in which children live, learn, and play) influence the health and well-being of children and their families.1 The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has highlighted the importance of this
Money moves the mare: The response of community-based organizations to health care's embrace of social determinants
Context: Recent health policies incentivize health care providers to collaborate with community‐based organizations (CBOs), such as food pantries and homeless shelters, to address patients’ social determinants of health (SDOH).
COVID-19 has hit some populations harder than others. This includes people of color, residents of nursing facilities and other congregate settings, and individuals with multiple chronic medical conditions.
"Eyes in the home": Addressing social complexity in Veterans Affairs home-based primary care
J Gen Intern Med
Background: Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) has demonstrated success in decreasing risk of hospitalization and improving patient satisfaction through patient targeting and integrating long-term services and supports. Less is known about how HBPC teams approach social factors.
Using Self-Determination theory to understand the social prescribing process: a qualitative study
Background: Social prescribing assists patients to engage in social activities and connect to community supports as part of a holistic approach to primary care.
A social-return-on-investment analysis of Bon Secours Hospital’s ‘Housing For Health’ affordable housing program
Community health programs aimed at addressing the social determinants of health often face challenges demonstrating their impact through traditional economic evaluation methods of return-on-investment analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, or cost-benefit analysis.
Addressing social determinants of health identified by systematic screening in a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization: A qualitative study
J Prim Care Community Health
Introduction/Objectives: Systematic screening for social determinants of health (SDOH), such as food and housing insecurity, is increasingly implemented in primary care, particularly in the context of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO).
The implementation cost of a safety-net hospital program addressing social needs in Atlanta
Health Serv Res
Objective: To describe the cost of integrating social needs activities into a health care program that works toward health equity by addressing socioeconomic barriers.