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The rising prevalence of mental health problems is a growing public health issue. Poor mental health is not equally distributed across social groups and is associated with poverty and insecure housing...
Community engagement is a promising method for teaching about social determinants of health (SDOH) through experiential learning. The purpose of this article is to report the implementation and evalua...
Given the known impacts of social, behavioral, and economic factors on health and longevity, health policy reforms are being developed and deployed at both the state and federal levels that support th...
Programs addressing social determinants of health for high-utilizing patients are gaining interest among health systems as an avenue to promote health and decrease utilization.
Housing is a major pathway through which health disparities emerge and are sustained over time. However, no existing unified conceptual model has comprehensively elucidated the relationship between ho...
This project will examine whether a health promotion campaign using community organizing and joint advocacy by a coalition of tenants, health providers, social service agencies and advocat...
Housing Prescriptions as Health Care is a research project studying the effects of an innovative intervention that combines services across the health, housing, social and legal service se...
The primary objective of this study is to connect patients with community resources to improve social determinants of health. Secondary objectives are improving patient satisfaction within...
The objective of this study is to increase the registry of social determinants of health in the primary care centers and evaluate the relationship that these social determinants of health ...
Globally, there is substantial evidence indicating that low household income, lack of education, poor living conditions and inadequate psycho-social social support are potential risk facto...
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
A housing and health care alternative combining independence with personal care. It provides a combination of housing, personalized supportive services and health care designed to meet the needs, both scheduled and unscheduled, of those who need help with activities of daily living. (www.alfa.org)
The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).
A nursing specialty involving programs designed to bring wholeness and healing to a particular faith community through addressing the health needs of body, mind, and spirit. They are coordinated by registered NURSES and may involve HEALTH EDUCATION and counseling, facilitation, referral, PATIENT ADVOCACY, and health care plan interpretation, as influenced and defined by the unique needs of the congregation.