Social Determinants of Health

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Abstract Number: 114

HEALTHCARE’S SILENT MAJORITY: DISCOVERING THE SOCIAL NEEDS OF HOSPITALIZED PEOPLE

Background: Social determinants of health (SDOH) include stable housing, food security, and accessible transportation, and they are not universally identified or addressed in clinical health. Although physicians recognize the importance of screening patients for social [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:18:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Other, Research|Comments Off on HEALTHCARE’S SILENT MAJORITY: DISCOVERING THE SOCIAL NEEDS OF HOSPITALIZED PEOPLE

HM2016 Abstract Number: 324

Association of Health Literacy and Social Support with Readmission Risk

Background: The period following hospital discharge is a vulnerable time for patients when increased self-care requirements are common. Low levels of health literacy and social support are thought to contribute to poor post-discharge outcomes. However, [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on Association of Health Literacy and Social Support with Readmission Risk