Social Determinants of Health: Technology and Workforce Approaches

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1:00 - 2:30 PM ET

The social determinants of health–defined as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age–influence 50% of health outcomes. Recognizing that addressing unmet social needs can have an outsized impact in improving health, leaders are leveraging technology and non-medical professionals to meet people where they are.

This webinar explored:

  • An overview of federal innovation models addressing health-related social needs of Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries
  • How data collection and technology can facilitate identification of need and provision of services
  • How Anthem is taking a housing-first approach in Indiana through collaborative partnerships that are improving overall health and quality of life
  • How a Florida health plan is using retail centers and community specialists to provide information and social services to consumers


CMMI and Social Determinants of Health: Addressing health-related social needs among CMMI Model participants

Rivka Friedman

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation

A National Perspective

Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, Msc

National Alliance to Impact the Social Determinants of Health; Google Health

Initiatives to Tackle Social Determinants of Health and Improve Care

Alan Gilbert, JD

Anthem, Inc.

A Community Approach: Local Solutions to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Kelli Tice Wells, MD

Florida Blue

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