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Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Integrated Care Settings


Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Integrated Care Settings

Social determinants of health (SDOH), the conditions in which we live, work, grow and age, can significantly influence a person’s health and well-being. These factors, including socioeconomic status, transportation, access to healthy foods and others, shape the conditions of daily life. To successfully deliver patient-centered care, it’s critical that care teams understand and address SDOH to meet their community’s needs.

Join the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions on March 18 from 2-3 p.m. ET for a webinar on practical guidelines to addressing the social determinants of health in your organization. Experts will share suggestions for using a successful approach, “three-way integration” and other strategies to address SDOH including identifying common language, selection of screening tools, staff coordination and workflows.

You will gain guidance and practical strategies to:

  • Understand the language of describing SDOH and why this distinction matters.
  • Recognize categories of SDOH and key characteristics for early detection.
  • Adopt commonly used tools to universally screen patients for SDOH.
  • Identify roles of team members in screening, intervention and referral to social services or community organizations.

The Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), provides tailored training and technical assistance (TTA) to health practitioners nationally. Let us know how we can help you. No request is too big or too small.

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