Incorporating Social Determinant Interventions Into Population Health Strategy
Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
March 8, 2017 Vol. VIII Issue 11

Incorporating Social Determinant Interventions Into a
Population Health Strategy

Incorporating Social Determinant Interventions Into a Population Health StrategyAccountable care organizations have a clear need to begin addressing social health determinants, Dr. Randall Williams, chief executive officer, Pharos Innovations, explains in the new report, "Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services." Healthcare costs can be impacted dramatically when healthcare providers start to attack these social determinant issues. Williams outlines seven critical elements to consider when building capacity for incorporating social determinant interventions into a population health strategy.

Click here to view a printable version of the chart and discover additional critical social determinant elements to consider for population health interventions.

For an overview of redesigning care management using social determinants for population health, download your copy of Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services for $95.

Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services Care teams will learn that by asking patients the right questions and listening carefully to their responses, they can begin to identify and address social determinants, dramatically impacting patient outcomes as well as their own financial success under value-based care.

Via a set of patient scenarios, Dr. Randall Williams, chief executive officer, Pharos Innovations, walks healthcare organizations through five key social determinants, and then suggests multiple approaches for care teams to begin to address social determinants in population health.

According to a December 2016 ASPE report to Congress on Social Risk Factors and Performance Under Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing Programs, there is growing evidence that social risk factors—income, education, race and ethnicity, employment, community resources, and social support—play a major role in health, and that significant gaps remain in health and in life expectancy based on income, race, ethnicity, and community environment.

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