Social Determinants: The Role Social Factors Play in Delivering Quality Care
Understanding the impacts that different social determinants of health have on a patient’s health status
Whole-person care considers more than just presenting symptoms, but considers factors such as patient education, income, and access to transportation. Consideration of these non-medical factors will be critical to successfully care planning for patients and improving outcomes and patient satisfaction.
Does your provider staff fully understand the importance and role that social health factors play in care delivery?
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- Why social determinants are important
- Examples of social determinants like income, education, physical environment, social support networks, and access to health services
- Impact on health status