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Where Is "Family" in the Social Determinants of Health?

Jan 31, 2024 4:00:00 PM / by Janice Moore, MLS posted in Social Determinants of Health, health disparities

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment highlights impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.Muslim family home together-1

According to the highlighted article for this month, the importance of the family's role has been overlooked in the context of social determinants of health, despite the increasing attention towards this topic. The author discusses the implications of understanding and incorporating the family perspective in nursing practice, research, education, and policy. The article emphasizes the significance of acknowledging the impact of family dynamics on health results and proposes the necessity of a comprehensive approach to tackle health disparities.

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Ethics of Perinatal Care for Black Women: Dismantling the Structural Racism in “Mother Blame” Narratives

Aug 31, 2022 4:09:14 PM / by Practice Support Team posted in Social Determinants of Health, health disparities

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment highlights impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.

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Health Systems Can and Must Do More to Address Health Disparities

May 26, 2022 8:08:28 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Social Determinants of Health, COVID-19, social justice, health disparities, atrium health

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We invite you to read a recent blog post from Eugene Woods, President and CEO, Atrium Health and Kinneil Coltman, SVP and Chief Community & Social Impact Officer, Atrium Health.

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Role of hospitals in addressing social determinants of health: A groundwater approach

Apr 7, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by Practice Support Team posted in Social Determinants of Health, health disparities

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The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment highlights impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.

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