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SDOH-1Resources to help guide the delivery of care and training provided as part of our goal to enhance the health of the public.

Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and the Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) have developed goals to enhance the health of the public by intentionally addressing Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in these service lines.

  • Library Services / Information Technology
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Health Careers and Workforce Diversity
  • Practice Support Services
  • Student and Preceptor Support
  • Community Partnerships/Collaborations

 

Helpful Resources

    1. Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through Medical-Legal Partnerships. Regenstein M, Trott J, Williamson A & Theiss J. (2018). Health Affairs. 37, 378-385. doi:10.1377/hlthaff.2017.1264, 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.1264.
    2. Addressing the Social Determinants of Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Sandhu, Sahil BS; Lemmon, Monica E.MD; Eisenson, Howard MD; Crowder, Carolyn MSW; Bettger, Janet prvu ScD. (2021). Family & Community Health.44(2), 78-80. Doi:10.1097/FCH.0000000000000290.
    3. Aunt Bertha Connecting People and Programs(n.d.). Retrieved August 29, 2022
    4. Beyond Health Care: The Role of Social Determinants in Promoting Health and Health Equity, Samantha Artiga Follow @SArtiga2 on Twitter and Elizabeth Hinton Published: May 10, 2018. (2019, July 9). 
    5. Buying Health for North Carolinians: Addressing Nonmedical Drivers Of Health At Scale. Wortman Z, Tilson EC, Cohen MK. (2020). Health Aff (Millwood). 39(4):649-654. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01583. PMID: 32250668.
    6. Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). NEJM Catalyst, (2017). Retrieved August 29, 2022
    7. Crisis Control. (n.d.) Retrieved August 29, 2022
    8. Medical-Legal Partnership in Western North Carolina: Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through Team-Based Care. Salter AS, Anderson GT, Gettinger J & Stigleman S. (2018). North Carolina Medical Journal, 79, 259-260. doi:10.18043/ncm.79.4.259, 10.18043/ncm.79.4.259.
    9. Monitoring health determinants with an equity focus: a key role in addressing social determinants, universal health coverage, and advancing the 2030 sustainable development agenda. Valentine NB, Koller TS & Hosseinpoor AR. (2016).Glob Health Action, Monitoring 34247. doi:10.3402/gha.v9.34247, 10.3402/gha.v9.34247
    10. NCCARE360 Building Connections for a Healthier North Carolina. (n.d.). The NC Resource Platform. Retrieved Feb 24, 2022
    11. Role of hospitals in addressing social determinants of health: A groundwater approach. Dave G, Wolfe MK, Corbie-Smith G. (2021). Preventive Medicine Reports. 2021 Jan 8;21:101315. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2021.101315.eCollection 2021 Mar. PMID: 33505842
    12. Screening for Social Determinants of Health in Free and Charitable Clinics in North Carolina. J Health Care Poor Underserved. Palakshappa D, Scheerer M, Semelka CT, Foley KL. 2020;31(1):382-397. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2020.0029. PMID: 32037338
    13. Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities Toolkit - RHIhub Toolkit.(n.d.). Retrieved August 29, 2022
    14. Social determinants of health priorities of state Medicaid programs. Chisolm DJ, Brook DL, Applegate MS, Kelleher KJBMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Mar 14;19(1):167. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-3977-5. PMID: 30871510; PMCID: PMC6419347.
    15. Social Determinants of Health. (n.d.). Healthy People. Retrieved August 29, 2022
    16. Social Determinants of Health. NCHHSTP. CDC. (2018, January 29). Retrieved August 29, 2022
    17. Social Determinants of Health: Family Physicians' Leadership Role. American family physician, 99(8), 476–477. Sherin, K., Adebanjo, T., & Jani, A. (2019).
    18. Social Determinants of Health-Relevant History, A Call to Action, An Organization's Transformational Story, and What Can Employers Do? Osmick, JM & Wilson, M. (2020). Am J Health Promot. 34(2):219-224. doi: 10.1177/0890117119896122d. PMID: 31931600.
    19. Special Issue: Monitoring Health Determinants with an Equity Focus. Glob Health Action, St John J. (2018). 11(1), 141009
    20. Suburban Families' Experience with Food Insecurity Screening in Primary Care Practices. Pediatrics, Palakshappa, D., Doupnik, S., Vasan, A., Khan, S., Seifu, L., Feudtner, C., & Fiks, A. G. (2017). 140(1), e20170320.
    21. The Ethics of Perinatal Care for Black Women: Dismantling the Structural Racism in “Mother Blame” Narratives. The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing: April/June 2019 - Volume 33 - Issue 2 - p 108-115 doi: 10.1097/JPN.0000000000000394
    22. The Future of Medical Coding for Social Determinants of Health: North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Lyda-McDonald, B. (n.d.). RetrievedFeb 24, 2022
    23. The Medical-Legal Partnership Approach to Teaching Social Determinants of Health and Structural Competency in Residency Programs. Paul EG, Curran M & Tobin Tyler E. (2017). Academic Medicine, 92, 292-298. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001494, 10.1097.
    24. The Relationship Between Social Determinants of Health and Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Mortality. Journal of Racial Ethnic Health Disparities. Dalsania AK, Fastiggi MJ, & Kahlam A. (2021) Jan 5:1–8. doi: 10.1007/s40615-020-00952-y. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33403652.
    25. The Role of US Health Plans in Identifying and Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Rationale and Recommendations. Population health management, Heisler, M., Navathe, A., DeSalvo, K., & Volpp, K. (2019). 22(5), 371–373.
    26. Think Cultural Health. (n.d.) Retrieved August 29, 2022
    27. Where Is "Family" in the Social Determinants of Health? Implications for Family Nursing Practice, Research, Education, and Policy. Deatrick JA. (2017).Journal of Family Nursing, 23, 423-433. doi:10.1177/1074840717735287, 10.1177/1074840717735287.
    28. World Health Organization. (2021). Social determinants of health. World Health Organization. Retrieved August 29, 2022
    29. Discrimination in the United States: Experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans. Casey LS, Reisner SL, Findling MG, Blendon RJ, Benson JM, Sayde JM, Miller C. Health Services Research. 2019 Dec;54 Suppl 2(Suppl 2):1454-1466. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13229. Added May 27, 2022
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This resource list is intended to inform of SDOH, its impact on patients/clients, help guide the delivery of care and training provided.

Social determinants of health are conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.



Healthy People 2020 approach to social determinants of health include the five key areas (determinants):

  • Economic Stability
  • Education
  • Social and Community Context
  • Access to Health Care
  • Neighborhood and Built Environment

 

Healthy People North Carolina 2030 - https://nciom.org/healthy-north-carolina-2030/

 

Definitions

Cultural competence is defined as the ability to understand, appreciate and interact with people from cultures or belief systems different from one's own.
Health disparity is a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage.
Health equity is the absence of avoidable or remediable differences, allowing for the attainment of optimal health for all people . Health equity is achieved when everyone has the opportunity to attain their full health potential and no one is disadvantaged because of socially determined circumstances.
Health inequities are unfair health differences closely linked to social, environmental, or economic disadvantages that adversely affect specific groups of people.
https://npin.cdc.gov/pages/cultural-competence
https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/foundation-health-measures/Disparities

 

This resource list is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all resources as it relates to SDOH. 
For more information about Northwest AHEC and the OCME, please visit www.northwestahec.org or call 336-713-7700

 


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