Webinar: The Business Case for Addressing Patients' Social Needs in Health Care Delivery

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Please join us for a Commonwealth Fund webinar exploring the business case for making social interventions a component of health care delivery.<br /><br />
Research shows that<strong> </strong>factors such as income, educational attainment, and access to food and housing can have a profound effect on health. Drawing from the recent Fund report, <em>Addressing Patients’ Social Needs: An Emerging Business Case for Provider Investment</em>, the webinar will present frontline accounts of how health systems are striving to meet their patients’ social needs, especially in response to value-based payment and increasing accountability for quality, costs, and outcomes.<br />
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<strong>What:</strong> The Business Case for Addressing Patients’ Social Needs in Health Care Delivery<br />
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<strong>When: </strong>Tuesday, September 30, from 4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., ET<br />
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<strong>Who: </strong>
<li>Moderator: Pamela Riley, M.D., Assistant Vice President, Health Care Delivery System Reform, The Commonwealth Fund</li>
<li>Lead author Deborah Bachrach, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips</li>
<li>Jennifer DeCubellis, Assistant County Administrator–Health, Hennepin County, Minnesota </li>
<li>Jeremy Boal, M.D., Executive Vice President for Clinical Operations and Chief Medical Officer, Mount Sinai Health System </li>
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http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/ealerts/2014/sep/webinar-the-business-case-for-social-needs Register now.