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The importance of social determinants in population health

Successful population health management requires a comprehensive approach.


One growing element is to understand how social determinants of health impacts patient behavior and their interactions with healthcare delivery.


This white paper reveals an in-depth look at the current research, technology and programs advancing social determinants into healthcare delivery data builds and strategy, and includes details on:

  • Health IT patient registries needed to create a baseline toward applying social determinants data and analytics
  • Identifying actionable social determinants matched to care management
  • New information around Social Impact Bonds
  • Programs underway by government, non-profit, corporate, foundation and university stakeholders
  • The growth of social determinants educational and thought leadership summits
  • Case Study: Socioeconomic Needs of Patients for Population Health
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