Webinar: From Planning to Implementation, Your Social Needs Strategy

Did you miss our live webinar on June 29? Access the recording and gain critical insights on the key elements of a successful social needs intervention.

Free Download: Health Leads Social Needs Screening Toolkit

The first resource to combine 20 years of experience implementing social needs programs with a patient-centered approach and well-researched, clinically-validated guidelines from sector authorities — all in one place.

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    Health Leads Welcomes New CEO Alex Quinn

    We’re thrilled to announce the appointment of new chief executive officer, Alexandra Quinn, to lead the organization into its next phase of growth and impact. As Health Leads’ longest-serving senior executive, Alex has been instrumental in developing and executing our overall strategy, including pioneering work to enable major healthcare institutions to address social needs at scale. The news marks the beginning of an exciting chapter!

    Defining Success In Resolving Social Needs

    As we move toward a more person-centered and equitable health care system, a shared definition of what success looks like in addressing social needs will be crucial for the analysis of recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services funded pilots and other related programs seeking to understand how such approaches affect the total cost of care, patterns of utilization, and health outcomes.

    Research: Social Needs Interventions Improve Clinical Outcomes

    New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that when patients get help attaining basic resources, it leads to improvements in their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. The study, coordinated by Mass General Hospital and Health Leads, may be intuitive. But it provides further evidence that focusing on patients’ unmet social needs is a critical pathway toward true health. Learn more about its results in this feature article.