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COVID-19 magnifies impact of SDOH on U.S. healthcare system
Jan 22, 2021
We are learning social determinants of health and health equity are inextricably linked, and that they represent a crisis today that runs alongside the COVID-19 pandemic. So if there's one useful thing to come out of the pandemic, it’s that it has highlighted the urgent issues that need to be addressed.
The critical importance of addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) to help reduce disparities in both health and healthcare was a central theme that Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, senior medical director for HealthEC, explored in a recent conversation with hfm. Here, we provide an excerpt of that conversation. Continue ReadingExcerpt from HFMA