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Hospitals and the Social Determinants of Health

Recently, the American Hospital Association (AHA) released a one-page strategic document for its members to use in understanding and addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH). 80 more words

Social Determinants Of Health

PopHealth Week Now Available on iTunes

You can now download all of the episodes of PopHealth Week on iTunes. Future episodes will be added as they are recorded.  Please have a listen, subscribe and rate the show. 20 more words

Population Health

The health and wellness bubble of privilege

I cannot say how relieved I am that winter is finally over. This one was particularly shit, and saw me get the flu twice, a chest infection, and then, a couple of weeks ago, end up in hospital with pneumonia. 1,497 more words

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National Quality Forum: Roadmap for Promoting Health Equity and Eliminating Disparities

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has issued a Roadmap for Promoting Health Equity and Eliminating Disparities. Despite overall improvements in public health and medicine, disparities in health and healthcare persist. 694 more words

Health Care Reform: Quality Improvement

Why don't you see what I see? #grief

Okay, I don’t know really how to explain this but I’ve decided to try.  When I go to train with my trainer, I’m always wearing a sweat band around my waist.  565 more words

JAMA Forum: Building Blocks for Addressing Social Determinants of Health

Our health care system is waking up to the fact that the health of individuals and families does not depend solely on good coverage and good medical care; it also requires us to address social and other factors that are major contributors to a person’s physical and mental well-being. 1,055 more words

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