by: Amy Hulberg, MPP When Health Leads launched our Social Needs Screening Toolkit in the summer of 2016, it stood as the lone comprehensive blueprint for health systems seeking to identify and screen patients for adverse social determinants of health. Though a number of basic screening templates were available at the time, the need for… Read More >

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In light of the increased interest from health systems in addressing social determinants of health through resource connections, United Way, 2-1-1 and Health Leads came together to publish a new whitepaper — Social Determinants of Health: Overcoming The Greatest Barriers to Patient Care — to share lessons from their decades of experience navigating patients to the… Read More >

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Year after year, coalitions of healthcare stakeholders – from providers to payers to elected leaders – have worked to shift incentives in healthcare towards delivering value, rather than volume. And while we’ve seen noteworthy progress toward this goal, we remain in desperate need of improvements to health outcomes and costs. It is clear that more significant change is… Read More >

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