2017 Pre-Conference Workshop – Hosted by Meals on Wheels America

October 22, 2017

Looking for 2014 Pre-Conference Workshop? Click here. Looking for 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop? Click here. Looking for 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop? Click here.   The Importance of Social Determinants of Health in Healthcare WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS Over the last few years, the healthcare environment has provided the Aging Network and senior nutrition programs new opportunities for engagement with… Read more »

Toolkit: The Role of Social Determinants of Health – Perspectives from the Healthcare Side

October 9, 2017

This webinar provided participants an overview of the role of social determinants of health inclusive of perspectives from the healthcare side, and focused on leveraging emerging opportunities through the design and implementation of effective cross-sector partnerships. The healthcare environment in recent years has provided the Aging Network and senior nutrition programs new opportunities for engagement… Read more »

Managing Social Determinants of Health: A Framework for Identifying, Addressing Disparities in Medicaid Populations

September 28, 2017

Social determinants of health are increasingly recognized by Medicaid programs as important drivers of poor health outcomes and disparities that lead to higher costs. In response, Medicaid programs are beginning to analyze social determinants of health as potential causes of health disparities. During this webinar, will present an analytical framework for understanding the impact social… Read more »

A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health

July 26, 2017

In A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health, the Portfolio shares a way to create more compelling, effective and persuasive messages that resonate across the political spectrum.Health begins where we live, learn, work and play. We create new opportunities for better health by investing in health where it starts—in our homes,schools… Read more »

Addressing a Patient’s Social Needs: An Emerging Business Case for Provider Investment

July 25, 2017

Despite growing evidence documenting the impact of social factors on health, providers have rarely addressed patients’ social needs in clinical settings. But today, changes in the health care landscape are catapulting social determinants of health from an academic topic to an on-the-ground reality for providers, with public and private payers holding providers accountable for patients’… Read more »

Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals

July 25, 2017

As health care delivery transformation improves toward a population health paradigm that incentivizes keeping people healthy, hospitals and health systems are recognizing the significance of addressing social determinants of health. Research has shown that only 20 percent of health can be attributed to medical care, while social and economic factors account for 40 percent. This… Read more »

Report: Working Together Toward Better Health Outcomes

July 25, 2017

The Partnership for Healthy Outcomes – comprised of Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), Center for Healthcare Strategies (CHCS), and the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (Alliance), with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) – set out to capture and analyze the lessons emerging in this dynamic space, as organizations explore partnerships to achieve… Read more »

MACRA and CBOs: New Opportunities for Engagement Abound

June 23, 2017

While much of the nation is focused on the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act and/or the enactment of the American Health Care Act, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) has the potential to quietly transform the health care system. Old models and methods are being transformed by a new… Read more »