A new article in the Wall Street Journal, “The Doctor’s Team Will See You Now,” discusses the shift many practices are making to provide patient care through a healthcare delivery team, rather than through a single clinician.   An increasing number of practices are now dividing up responsibilities between members of the healthcare team in order… Read More >

Filed Under: News, Patients, Providers

Physicians from Boston Medical Center – including Health Leads’ co-founder Dr. Barry Zuckerman – made recommendations for successful approaches to addressing social determinants of health, in an article published recently by the Journal of the American Medical Association. The article examined how a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model could implement screening and wrap-around programs that… Read More >

Filed Under: News, Providers, Recognition

For Cynthia Osman, M.D., Health Leads’ model is integral to her standard of patient care…and always has been.  During her residency program at Boston Medical Center (then Boston City Hospital), she first encountered Health Leads through co-founder Barry Zuckerman, M.D., and other leaders of her program.  She says, “They were all very invested in this model of… Read More >

With Health Leads, healthcare providers are able to treat the underlying conditions that influence an individual’s health, such as access to food and shelter.  Known as “social determinants of health,” they are defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, including the health system.” Kohar Jones,… Read More >