Linda Sharp
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New Year's Commitment- Academic Medicine and the Social Determinants of Health

Happy New Year everyone! Although this is from 2012, I wanted to share and remind us that academic medicine is committed to addressing the social determinants of health. If you are a medical or health student, what is your school doing to address social determinants?If you are an academic clinician, what are you or your colleagues doing…See More
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"Great article, thanks for doing this work! "
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Melissa L. Baker, MPH commented on Linda Sharp's blog post How Hospitals Can Address the Social Determinants of Health
"It is very exciting that hospitals are getting more engaged in the health of the community, and even more exciting that Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus OH is taking an asset-based approach!  This energy can certainly catalyze…"
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Laura Gottlieb commented on Linda Sharp's blog post Patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods at greater risk for rehospitalization
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Patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods at greater risk for rehospitalization

According to a new article from the Annals of Internal Medicine: "Living in a severely disadvantaged neighborhood predicts rehospitalization as powerfully as the presence of illnesses, such as peripheral vascular disease or chronic pulmonary disease, and more powerfully than being on Medicaid or having diabetes".  In the article Neighborhood…See More
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THE HEALTHBEGINS NEWSLETTER, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2014

Welcome to our newest members! HealthBegins is excited to announce that we now have over 1000 members in our online community!  This is great news for all of us who work towards comprehensive health systems that integrate social context into clinical care.  Our aim for members of HealthBegins:SHARE EXPERIENCES and BEST PRACTICES to improve social circumstances that impact healthTEST OUT NEW IDEAS and INNOVATIONS for how to address social factors in clinical settingsHere is some top content from…See More
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Please describe your role(s) in healthcare or public health. (Note: if you're a patient or aren't directly involved in healthcare or public health, visit Upstreamists.org)
Practicing Clinician (at least 25% patient care), Academic Faculty/Researcher
Please list the name(s) of the health care institution(s) (e.g. hospital, clinic, university, group) with which you are affiliated
Harbor UCLA Medical Center
Which social conditions or needs are you most interested in? (pick top three)
Inadequate or Unhealthy Housing, Homelessness, Food Insecurity/Hunger, Global Health

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THE HEALTHBEGINS NEWSLETTER, APRIL 13TH, 2015

Posted on April 12, 2015 at 9:55pm 0 Comments

HealthBegins is excited to be in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Beyond Flexner Conference April 13th-15th. 

  • For twitter users, the conference organizers are @BeyondFlexner and you can follow events at #BF2015 and #BeyondFlexner
  • HealthBegins will be tweeting live from the event!  Will you be there?  Send…
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Social-Health Information Exchange to improve care for patients with social needs

Posted on April 12, 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

For anyone who may have missed this article in JGIM in January, its a great study that studies how health centers and community service providers can share information and improve care for patients with social needs.  See the abstract below and link to the article.  

Envisioning a Social-Health Information Exchange as a Platform to Support a Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood: A…

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New Year's Commitment- Academic Medicine and the Social Determinants of Health

Posted on January 3, 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Happy New Year everyone! 

Although this is from 2012, I wanted to share and remind us that academic medicine is committed to addressing the social determinants of health. 

  • If you are a medical or health student, what is your school doing to address social…
Continue

Patients from disadvantaged neighborhoods at greater risk for rehospitalization

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 8:55am 1 Comment

According to a new article from the Annals of Internal Medicine"Living in a severely disadvantaged neighborhood predicts rehospitalization as powerfully as the presence of illnesses, such as peripheral vascular disease or chronic pulmonary disease, and more powerfully than being on Medicaid or having diabetes".  

In the article…

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At 1:12pm on June 2, 2014, Lauri Andress, Ph.D. said…

I shared some of my thoughts on community participation in this blog as a way of explaining why civic capacity is critical.

http://www.healthypolicies.com/2011/08/community-participatory-methods-positive-negative-or-negligible-benefits-for-the-community/#commentlist

 
 
 

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