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Exploring African Americans’ High Maternal and Infant Death Rates

The following excerpt comes from the February 1, 2018, article by Cristina Novoa and Jamila Taylor posted by the Center for American Progress. References have been removed from the excerpt. 708 more words

Health Disparities

Social determinants of health: How are hospitals and health systems investing in and addressing social needs?

The following excerpt comes from the report posted by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

Health care stakeholders have long recognized that factors outside the health care system—the social determinants of health—influence an individual’s health and well-being. 232 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

In Pursuit of the Triple Aim: Can Population Health Management Lead the Way?

By Fred Goldstein, MS and Gregg Masters, MPH

Every sector in health care is under pressure to articulate and implement a viable population health initiative that delivers on the… 790 more words

Health Reform

Power: The Most Fundamental Cause of Health Inequity?

The following excerpt comes from the February 1, 2018,  article by Marjory Givens, David Kindig, Paula Tran Inzeo and Victoria Faust on the Health Affairs Blog. 783 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

Advocating for a Fair Workweek

Many low-income individuals are subject to erratic, unfair employment scheduling practices that interfere with their ability to receive ongoing and critical healthcare services; maintain other benefits; and secure childcare.  127 more words


Wellness Wednesday -Social determinants of health

When speaking of health, certain lifestyle factors get ample attention: regular exercise, activity level and a nutritious diet. Genetics also play a role but social determinants of health can have a crucial effect on health. 73 more words