social determinants of health

Identifying Successful Community Health Programs to Address SDOH

The Aetna Foundation and the National Quality Forum will work to identify successful community care health programs that address the SDOH.

The social determinants of health (SDOH) may be commonly accepted as key to successful value-based care strategies, but the road to addressing those factors is less clear. With efforts to build community health programs in their nascency, healthcare organizations are left in the dark on which models are most effective.

News Author: 
Sara Heath

Editorial: The civic side of population health management

Successful population health management will require a lot more from the nation's healthcare leaders than merely revamping their systems' delivery models—as difficult as that will be. 

The vagueness of the term population health management is part of the problem. It conjures different images for different players in the system, each of whom is jockeying for an expanded role in the healthcare system of the future.

News Author: 
Merrill Goozner
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