Feb 8, 2022
Unfiltered Stories | The Time for Social Determinants of Health is now!
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Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) is a concept with tremendous potential to improve the overall health and wellbeing of human beings. However, it appears to have found more room in academic conversations than in the real world. The idea is to leverage elements that impact of health such as education, financial stability, a sense of community and safe neighborhood to maintain a level of health and to support better health outcomes when healthcare is required. We explore that possibility and vehicles for change in this videocast with experts in the field.

This videocast has 3 parts:

1. Setting the stage – Understanding the potential of social determinants of health and what it is.

2. Let’s talk unfiltered – Exploring how SDoH can manifest in the real world and the types of solutions that can show a difference to our health.

  • How are health plans and technology enterprises sieging on the opportunities of SDoH?
  • How can emerging technologies shape the operationalization of SDoH and its impact on the triple aim of healthcare?
  • SDoH an academic construct or a real-world change maker?

3. Looking into the future – Polarization in the US is getting worse, however, could our focus on SDoH mitigate its impacts? Also, what can SDoH do to help us reverse climate change?

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