In this podcast episode of Rightnowish, our very own Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis discusses his work on the front lines and offers advice for healthy living during COVID-19.
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In this Q&A by Scaling Pathways, our Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis highlights the importance of community governance and shared decision-making when it comes to the use and interpretation of data.
Relationship between Intervention Dosage and Success of Resource Connections in a Social Needs Intervention
Published in the journal Public Health, this study from Health Leads and Westat shows evidence that the number and type of patient-navigator interactions improves successful resource connections. These findings provide insight for how to structure and deliver social need programs to achieve greater success.
The CEOs of Health Leads and Hopelab provide learnings from the field, and a framework for understanding the dimensions of the growing gap between essential resource needs and the capacity to meet those needs, which includes the ability to effectively coordinate resources and facilitate cross-sector collaboration as we rebuild systems with sustainable solutions.
Healthcare veteran Carmita Padilla takes on the role of chief program and sites officer. In her new position, Carmita will lead the organization’s diverse range of programs, services, and community partnerships to advance Health Leads' efforts to increase access to essential needs and improve the living conditions that benefit people’s health.
Patient Perspectives on Addressing Social Needs in Primary Care Using a Screening and Resource Referral Intervention
We were honored to participate in this important study with our friends from Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, University of Washington, Clarify Health Solutions and Contra Costa Health Services. Read how a human-centered intervention not only improved patients' access to resources, but enabled them to report feeling listened to and cared for, which they perceived as noteworthy in their lives, and strengthen therapeutic relationships.