Supporting Health Care and Community-Based Organization Partnerships to Address Social Determinants of Health
Increasingly, health systems, providers, and payers recognize the significant influence that social factors such as housing, food insecurity, employment status, and transportation have on well-being and health care spending.
Gun violence is a public health crisis in the United States, with approximately 120,000 Americans injured or killed by guns each year. GIH surveyed Funding Partners in June 2018 to explore investments in gun violence prevention and found that health funders who support gun violence prevention efforts are investing in a wide range of prevention strategies, including support for high-risk populations and policy advocacy. The survey results have been compiled into a one-page summary infographic.
Health care is uniquely positioned to serve as an anchor sector because of its evolving mission toward more holistically addressing community and well-being, its stable role as one of the largest, community-rooted employers, and its mostly nonprofit and public status.
Join this webinar to learn more about North Carolina’s experiences implementing the initiative and the role of health funders in supporting the success of this groundbreaking work.
This webinar will explore early learnings from the ARCH initiative’s efforts, including emerging payment models, challenges encountered, and promising practices.
On this webinar, participants learned about how primary care providers are addressing the pandemic, key challenges they are facing, and ways philanthropy can best support response and recovery efforts.
On this cosponsored webinar, participants discussed what history teaches us about vulnerability during epidemics, what philanthropy can do now to help reduce vulnerability, what the medium and long-term recovery needs are going to be, and potential next steps for philanthropy.
Many health care organizations are beginning to screen patients for needs related to the social determinants of health and are seeking to establish referral relationships with community partners in order to address these needs.
National, state, and local public health officials; aging experts, advocates, and service providers; and health care officials came together to discuss how public health could contribute to an age-friendly society and improve the health and well-being of older Americans.