SDoH: Overview and Research

 

Despite spending more on health care than any other developed nation, the U.S. has relatively poor health outcomes. 

 

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A growing movement calls for the U.S. health care system to move away from a narrow focus on medical treatment, towards a more holistic approach that addresses patients' non-clinical barriers to health.  Review these resources to learn why:

  • Commonwealth Fund: The business case for provider investment in the social determinants.