Our Chief Clinical Officer Damon Francis contributed to this new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation outlining initiatives to ensure everyone has a fair and just opportunity to live the healthiest life possible - including making health care institutions more equitable and improving social conditions in communities.
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Rainbow Connects extends University Hospitals’ commitment to meeting patient needs outside doctor’s office
Rainbow Connects is a reboot of the hospital system’s collaboration with Health Leads, a two-year pilot initiative launched at UH in 2016, which served two small patient groups to see if helping with basic necessities would impact their health and wellbeing. Rainbow Connects is now primarily serving families at well-child pediatric visits and participants in the hospital system’s CenteringPregnancy group prenatal care visits.
Impact of Social Needs Navigation on Utilization Among High Utilizers in a Large Integrated Health System: A Quasi-experimental Study
Over the past few decades, the world has made substantial progress on health outcomes, with large improvements in life expectancy and childhood mortality and many breakthroughs in treatments.
“We try to be a bridge between Silicon Valley and the social sector,” said Beaumon. “Having one foot in each camp helps us build credibility and gives us real-world knowledge about where some of the issues are.”
Clinician Experiences and Attitudes Regarding Screening for Social Determinants of Health in a Large Integrated Health System
Our own Artair Rodgers along with Dr. Adam Schickedanz, Dr. Courtnee Hamity, Adam Sharp, and Dr. Anna Jackson got together to explore clinician attitudes around the social determinants of health.