Social Health Determinants

Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of complex multimorbidity in a Norwegian population: findings from the cross-sectional HUNT Study | BMJ | 6/16/2020

… directly comparable prevalence estimates and gradients. On this background, we recommend exploring alternative measures suggested to detect individuals with high needs and multimorbidity and investigate differences in patterns and consequences of such measures by social health determinants . Since multimorbidity is the norm and represents a large challenge to healthcare across levels, research on overall healthcare utilisation and organisation should be a priority, as well as studying competing measures as prognostic …

Supportive interpersonal relationships: a key component to high-performance sport | BMJ | 10/31/2019

Social health determinants, including human social connections, are critical to sustain health and well-being 1 and are central to elite sporting performance. Athletes live in high-pressure environments, and supportive relationships with coaches, support staff and/or others are vital to both athletic performance and well-being. Our study of World, Olympic and Paralympic champions revealed that while interpersonal relationships are a key contributor to high performance, they are …

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Where is the ‘global in the European Unions Health Research and Innovation Agenda? | BMJ | 10/4/2019

… 27 28 46 47 SDGs and industrial competitiveness and innovation, which are central themes in the Horizon Europe Framework, are also considered in this analysis. Further themes such as funding, health systems, environmental and social health determinants and more detailed information on Global Health, PRND, LMICs, networking and participation are listed in the online supplementary table 1 . Supplementary data [bmjgh-2019-001559supp001.pdf] SDGs, Global Health, One Health and Horizon Europe …

Personal and Neighborhood Attributes Associated with Cervical and Colorectal Cancer Screening in an Urban African American Population | 8/29/2019

… and that stress individuals and families (28,29), which altogether likely aggravate colonoscopy reluctance and complicate completion of a colonoscopy referral. Our investigation was prompted by an interest in assessing the utility of geographically defined social health determinants as a complement to individual, self-reported measures. Associations between screening completion and social health determinants at the neighborhood population level might differ from associations between screening completion and individuals’ assessments of their …

Future-proofing pharma for outcomes-based world requires wholesale changes: agency exec | FiercePharma | 8/23/2019

The move to an outcomes model in pharma is real. However, how pharma companies will get there is much less clear. Part of the challenge is that many factors drive outcomes. While the molecule itself is important, so are factors like real-world evidence and social health determinants along with better compliance, monitoring and screening. In fact, in determining overall social health, medical care gets only about 10% of the …

Study finds gap between patients and providers in perception of social health determinants | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/13/2019

Study finds gap between patients and providers in perception of social health determinants Anne-Marie Kommers - Print Email Gaps in patients’ and providers’ perceptions of social determinants of health could affect policymakers’ designs for social programs, according to a report from the Anthem Public Policy Institute. To study the issue, researchers analyzed text in policy and research papers and compared it to text in online patient forums. They found providers …

Kaiser to launch social care network | Modern Healthcare | 5/6/2019

… needs. Dr. Bechara Choucair, chief community health officer at Kaiser Permanente, said Thrive Local will build upon the work Kaiser has already done across its network to identify needs through its patient screening for social health determinants . He said that work has helped Kaiser to partner with a number of community organizations that will be included within its new social care network. “We really have to understand the supply and …