SDOH: An emerging population health priority
In recent years, public health and not-for-profit organizations have focused on addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and their impact on individuals’ wellness and ability to access healthcare services. Progress has been slow to date, but recent initiatives suggest use of effective approaches to addressing SDOH is gaining momentum.
3 steps for executing an effective consumer-driven physician strategy
Physicians and health systems (including hospitals) that collaborate continuously on improving the consumer experience and bringing decisions as close to the consumer as possible will win in the emerging post-COVID-19 world.
COVID-19’s impact on healthcare drives the need for a consumer focus
Healthcare providers require a consumer focus to be able to address the many profound and ongoing impacts of COVID-19, including patient anxiety, reduced patient volumes, unfavorable changes in payer mix and poor financial performance.
Healthcare reform moves to the states: Strategies to increase access and control costs
An increasing number of states are looking to improve access and reduce costs by funneling innovations, such as a public option or reinsurance program, through Medicaid.
2 states take the lead in implementing innovative healthcare reforms
Washington and Colorado are seeking to funnel noteworthy innovations in healthcare reform, including a public option, through their Medicaid infrastructures.