Collaboration in Health Care and Social Service Networks for Older Adults: Association With Health Care Utilization Measures.

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Summary of "Collaboration in Health Care and Social Service Networks for Older Adults: Association With Health Care Utilization Measures."

Services targeting social determinants of health-such as income support, housing, and nutrition-have been shown to improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs for older adults. Nevertheless, evidence on the properties of effective collaborative networks across health care and social services sectors is limited.


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Name: Medical care
ISSN: 1537-1948


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