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Latest Blog Posts in 2020

Collaborating with Patients to Design SDoH Integration

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.

Flattening the Next COVID-19 Curve – Our Essential Resources

The impact of this pandemic extends far beyond the illness itself – and right now, another demand curve shows the secondary impacts of COVID-19 are already starting to surge. The economic fallout has already started to expose our systems’ deepest flaws, fractures and inequities, but we can take action now to respond and rebuild. 

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Webinar Series: Intentionally Integrating Equity into SDOH Interventions

Four health equity champions discuss equity’s role in the design and implementation process of SDOH interventions with a lens towards equity-centered human design. Panelists highlight the tactical approaches and strategies of integrating equity that has led to results and better outcomes in their communities

Putting Learning into Practice to Innovate and Improve Patient Services: A Case Study of Seattle Children’s Hospital

To ensure social health programs are effective and scalable, Seattle Children’s embraces a culture that supports experimentation and failing fast - the concept of testing out new processes or activities on a small scale and adjusting or stopping the activity if it doesn’t yield the intended results. See how their team has been pursuing three distinct but aligned social health strategies.