Except for some cardiac conditions that require immediate care, the only people winding up in hospitals are frail elders, and those with social problems and no place to go—the mentally ... One idea here: If hospitals continue to consolidate and atrophy,
The new administration the Congress will force us to rethink our priorities, values, and approach to economic, geopolitical, environmental, educational, religious, and social issues. ... The new administration and Congress will force us to rethink our
students about social issues in health care.
Social problems trump medical problems. Many of the patients we see suffer from poor health literacy, lack of insurance, access to safe housing, affordable healthy food, and access to health care ... The challenge is that for a variety of social issues
Another more recent 2017 systematic review, which focused on social determinant interventions more broadly, including CHWs, was similarly critical. ... Gottlieb LM, Wing H, Adler NE. A systematic review of interventions on patients' social and economic
A: It's always easy to say education, but when the rubber hits the road and your internist is seeing somebody who has three chronic medical conditions and some social issues ... I think there's some social desirability bias factoring in there—they want
The program helps residents learn more about the social issues that can affect health, providing “a broad education of many topics that for physicians are really black boxes, but if you ... It is a huge cognitive load, an emotional load, to take care
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