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What are the Top Common Social Determinants of Health?

The following excerpt comes from an August 9, 2017, article by Sara Heath on Patient Engagement HIT.

The social determinants of health are the factors that affect health outside of the four walls of the hospital. 585 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

Academic August: the Whitehall study

If you haven’t read it, read my post here about what Academic August is and why I’m doing it!

This week I am highlighting public health literature. 442 more words

Partnerships for Better Health Outcomes

In June, the Partnership for Healthy Outcomes: Bridging Community-Based Human Services and Healthcare issued the report “Working Together Toward Better Health Outcomes” detailing the findings from a national request for information that sought information about partnerships between healthcare organizations and community-based organizations (CBOs).   386 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

Selling Wellness

If you’ve spent any time on the internet you’ve encountered “wellness.” You can probably list off the things that “wellness” is a euphemism for: whiteness, thinness, able-bodiedness, middle/upper classness, performative consumption. 957 more words

Neoliberalism And Health

National Quality Forum: Request for Comments on Draft Report on Healthcare Disparities Measurement

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has released a draft report, A Roadmap to Reduce Health and Healthcare Disparities through Measurement. The report was developed by NQF Standing Committee on Disparities, and was funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health. 308 more words

Health Care Reform: Quality Improvement