Social Determinants of Health: Perspectives from the Academic, Provider and Research Perspective

In the first of Precision Value & Health’s two-part series focusing on Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), PRECISIONheor’s Suepattra May-Slater and Joanna MacEwan join scientific experts Katherine Batt, Dennis Scanlon and Neil Weissman explore how SDOH has re-emerged as a critical factor that inform treatment planning, care delivery, health policy, health outcomes and value. Moderated by Precision’s Ross Maclean.

Assessing and Addressing Social Determinants of Health During a Pandemic

On December 2nd at 1:00pm ET, our colleagues at PRECISIONvalue will present part two in Precision Value & Health’s SDOH webinar series—addressing collaborative patient engagement and how styles of communication, analytics, telemedicine and PHM are tackling social risks and engaging patients in the pandemic/infodemic era. This webinar will feature Precision’s Maureen Hennessey and Pam Caputo alongside experts Trenor Williams, Prentiss Taylor and Simita Mishra. Moderated by Precision’s Dominic Galante, don’t miss this informative perspective on SDOH.

Steps Health Professionals Can Take to Reduce Inequality in Health Outcomes

In the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC), Jason Shafrin and Meena Venkatachalam explain that expanding traditional value frameworks to include inequality and factors that contribute to this is the first step to addressing disparities in health outcomes. After reading the article, also check out the expanded, follow-up coverage of this topic in a special video interview with Jason and Meena, conducted by AJMC’s editor Matthew Gavidia.

The Societal Value of Broader Access to Antiobesity Medication

Precision’s Emma van Eijndhoven and Jim Baumgardner were among the authors who quantified the value to society of more open access to anti-obesity medications (AOM) for eligible adults for whom diet and lifestyle modification are insufficient.