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In Depth: Hospitals tackling social determinants are setting the course for the industry

Steven Johnson writes for Modern Healthcare on “In Depth: Hospitals tackling social determinants are setting the course for the industry.” In this article, Johnson writes about the Democracy Collaborative anchor work. 

[…] But addressing issues that can’t be managed within the walls of hospitals and clinics has proven costly and so far has shown scattered results.“At this point a lot of providers aren’t sure how to fully engage and what actions do they actually do to make themselves ROI-positive,” said Anita Cattrell, chief innovation officer at Evolent Health, a managed services company that helps systems transition to value-based care.The role of social determinantsIndividual behaviors are the largest contributors to premature death, accounting for 40%, according to a 2007 New England Journal of Medicine story, while healthcare made up just 10%. […]

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Publication date: 2018-08-24
Parent publication: Modern Healthcare
Publication URL: In Depth: Hospitals tackling social determinants are setting the course for the industry

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