In this document, we describe the health-related social needs (HRSN) Screening Tool from the Accountable Health Communities (AHC) Model and share promising practices for universal screening. HRSNs are individual level, adverse social conditions thatRead more…
Housing instability is a public health problem that both causes and exacerbates health problems, erodes communities, and drives health inequities. Eviction specifically imposes damaging health consequences that can last lifetimes, or even gRead more…
In this guide:
- Relationship Between Social Care and Medical Care
- Impact on Individual Health, Community Health and Population Health
- Social Determinants of Health Data and Information Standardization and Use Infrastructure Standards
- Social Determina
The intention of this guide: Advance equitable policies and conversations about structural racism.
This is an update of Voices for Healthy Kids’ 2018 health equity message guide, which grew out of a request from advocates for ways to inspirRead more…
New NCQA White Paper / Resource Guide for Health Plans, CINs, & Clinicians to Design & Implement SDOH
NEW NCQA WHITE PAPER / RESOURCE GUIDE
The NCQA Social Determinants of Health Resource Guide is a reference for health plans, clinically integrated networks, and clinicians to design and implement sRead more…
"Social capital cannot be measured directly, but can be inferred from its determinants or manifestations. The determinants are factors that have an impact on social interactions and therefore allow social capital to come about (read more). ManifestatRead more…
Community-Academic Partnerships: A Win for Communities, Schools, and Public Health - Improving Nutrition in a Faith-Based Setting
Faculty and students from Georgia College worked with churches in nearby counties to develop a program that improved the nutritional habits of more than 600 residents. CPSTF findings informed decisions about how to use limited resources to fosRead more…
To better understand the basics of interoperability and health information exchange, HIMSS walks you through the following elements:
What is Interoperability?
The Interoperability Ecosystem
Uses of Information Exchange
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Culture of Health Program is proud to present a model for developing Community-Driven Health Equity Action Plans. The NAM piloted the model in collaboration with five diverse communities across the United StatesRead more…
Healthy People identifies public health priorities to help individuals, organizations, and communities across the United States improve health and well-being. Healthy People 2030, the initiative’s fifth iteration, builds on knowledge gained ovRead more…
State Health and Housing Institute on Sustainably Financing Cross-Agency Housing and Health Initiatives: Tenancy Supports in Two States’ Medicaid Waivers
Stable, safe, and affordable housing is a key determinant of health. To address housing’s role in health, many states use Medicaid waiver and demonstration programs to pay for housing-related services and tenancy supports that help people becoRead more…
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