“How Social Determinants of Health Affect Life Spans” The Detroit News, August 13, 2015 In Detroit, the deadliest city in the United States, children through age 18 died at a rate of 120 per 100,000. This article looks at the role social determinants play in health inequities. “Designing a Truly Integrated Healthcare System” The Camden… Read More >

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Bernadette Lim currently serves as an Advocate at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  She is a student at Harvard College. Each Wednesday is marked in my calendar as “Health Leads Day.” After engaging in a discussion about Medicare and Medicaid in my sociology class, I eagerly grab my bag lunch and take the subway to… Read More >

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“Defeating The ZIP Code Health Paradigm: Data, Technology, And Collaboration Are Key” Health Affairs Blog, August 6th, 2015 Where people live is one of the clearest determinants of health disparities in our country.  Data, technology, and community collaboration are key to eliminating these dramatic differences in health outcomes. “Half Of Nation’s Hospitals Fail Again To… Read More >

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In the coming weeks, The Chartis Group, a healthcare consulting firm, will begin a series of population health management webcasts, “Advancing Your Position in the Journey to Value-Based Care”, focused on how health systems can take a more proactive approach to better managing the health of their patients’ they serve. The first webcast, “An Integrated… Read More >

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