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Trillium partners with Unite Us to address social determinants of health for OHP members

| Aug 25, 2022 | Oregon

Trillium Community Health Plan has partnered with Unite Us, a leading technology company connecting health and social care services, to further enhance the health plan's ability to collaborate with providers and local community-based organizations to provide integrated health care services for Oregon Health Plan (OHP) members in Lane, western Linn,...[ Read More ]

A deeper look behind inflation and its impact on Hawaii social determinants of health

| Jul 5, 2022 | Hawaii

Rising inflation costs continue to affect households across the nation, based on the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) Summary from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 12-month increase for all items was 8.6% as of May 2022, the largest 12-month increase since December 1981.  Experts at the Economic Research...[ Read More ]

EHF awards $21 million in community grants to improve social determinants of health in Texas

| Jun 30, 2022 | Texas

Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF), whose service area incorporates some 11 million residents in 57 counties of East Texas including Houston and Austin, recently announced it has invested more than $21 million in new grants addressing social determinants of health to community-based organizations and clinics across the state.     Based...[ Read More ]

Texas Health Resources joins national health equity collaborative, launches initiatives to address social determinants of health in Erath County

| Jan 7, 2022 | Texas

Texas Health Resources has been selected as one of 20 teams in the nation to participate in the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Hospital Community Collaborative. The national collaborative aims to provide proven insights and resources to create effective collaborations between hospitals and community organizations with the mission of advancing health...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Rep. Kelli Butler discusses women and children’s health care, social determinants of health

| Oct 22, 2021 | Arizona

Representative Kelli Butler has served Arizona’s 28th Legislative District -- encompassing Paradise Valley and much of North Central Phoenix -- since 2016. Butler serves on the House Health and Human Services Committee. In this Q&A, Butler discusses the health care conversations she looks forward to having in the upcoming legislative...[ Read More ]

Video: Putting a business model around the social determinants of health

| Oct 7, 2021 | Texas

Most of the health care community acknowledges social determinants of health (SDOH) and the role they play in health outcomes. But how can organizations adopt a plan to address factors like housing, food insecurity, and family life in a financially sustainable way? In this video from our 2021 North Texas...[ Read More ]

Black women's health leader says it's time to make "culture" and "racism" social determinants of health

| Oct 4, 2021 | California

The 1.2 million Black women and girls in California carry an “inordinate burden” when it comes to health care, according to Sonya Young-Aadam, CEO of the California Black Women’s Health Project (CBWHP). “In our communities, Black women tend to be the administrative heads of our households, the health heads of...[ Read More ]

Video: Addressing social determinants of health in Arizona

| Jun 11, 2021 | Arizona

Value based purchasing, supporting transient health plan member populations, advocating on behalf of Native American community health workers, and the importance of holistic care were a few of the issues discussed during our “Building a strategy to address the social determinants of health” panel at the 2021 Utah State of...[ Read More ]

5 Things Michigan: Cost drivers, Capitol insiders, Integrating the social determinants of health

| May 14, 2021 | Michigan

We are two weeks out from our 2021 Michigan State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on May 27th. So, we're putting the finishing touches on our agenda, and confirming the last of our more than 60 speakers! It's going to be an amazing event, and we are very excited to...[ Read More ]

Leaders discuss building trust and addressing the social determinants of health

Sydney Kurle | Jan 4, 2021 | California

Abner Mason, CEO of ConsejoSano Health, Beau Hennemann, Director of Special Programs for Anthem Blue Cross, and Kelly Bruno, CEO of the National Health Foundation, discussed building trust and addressing the social determinants of health during the Southern California State of Reform Virtual Health Policy Conference last month.    ...[ Read More ]

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