In September 2021, Health Leads conducted a workshop at the Community Information Exchange (CIE) Summit to explore the current state of the technology-driven approaches for social determinants of health (SDOH) interventions. Workshop participants discussed and visualized how current approaches to SDOH interventions both obstruct and promote anti-racism and equity advancement, and reflected on whether their organizations’ SDOH interventions facilitate liberation for oppressed communities.
Latest Blog Posts in 2022
Rebuilding for Equity in Primary Care: Designing the Equity-Oriented Primary Care Innovation Collaborative
As we work to rebuild after the pandemic and prepare for future pandemics, we have an opportunity to partner with communities to ensure that their ...
If organizations are truly committed to addressing the systemic barriers and root causes of inequity within the communities they serve, then SDOH interventions must include authentic community engagement and power and decision rights need to be shared with the BIPOC community. During this 75 minute webinar, panelists will discuss steps and strategies to better integrate BIPOC voice, especially lived experience, into SDOH interventions.
On May 25, 2021, caregivers and caregiver allies across the country joined together for the National Caregiver Summit - a free, one-day virtual event that fostered learning and collaboration while driving action on key issues that impact all caregivers.
Patient leadership is critical to delivering high quality, effective SDoH interventions that are aligned with the needs of patients and community. In this brief, we discuss the impact of patients’ involvement in the design of primary care-based SDoH work, as well as key recommendations and accompanying tools to effectively co-design healthcare improvement with patients.
The Power of Effective Community Partnerships: Spotlight on Cincinnati’s All Children Thrive Learning Network
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. Andrew Beck about the All Children Thrive (ACT) Learning Network supported by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Uniquely positioned to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACT is an example of a network that is prioritizing community-wide aims, empowering caregivers, and setting measurable goals to effectively tackle challenging problems that can’t be solved by health systems alone.