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Isolation & Loneliness
The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Promising Practice, Quality Improvement, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations, Value-Based Health Care Transformation, Workforce

Resource Subtopic: Telehealth, Health Equity, Population Health, Patient Engagement, Programs and Services.

Keywords: Access to Care, Adolescents and Youth, Care Coordination, Case Studies, Communication, Transparency, and Outreach, Community Engagement, Community Health Workers, Integrated Care, Mental Health, Outreach, Partnerships, Patient Satisfaction.

Year Developed: 2020

Resource Type: Archived Webinar.

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.) Clinicians Enabling Staff Outreach Staff PCAs

Language: English

Developed by: Community Health Center, Inc. (See other resources developed by this organization). In collaboration with Weitzman Institute.

Resource Summary: The third webinar in the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward \"The Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health\" fall series focusing on addressing isolation and loneliness as an important public health issue. The content expert for the webinar is Gretchen Alkema, PhD; Vice President of Policy and Communications, The SCAN Foundation. Presenters for the webinar includes: Andrew Parker, Founder & CEO of Papa; Cindy Jordan, Founder & CEO & Christina Myren; Chief Operating Officer of Pyx Health; and Ashwin Patel, Co-Founder & CEO of InquisitHealth.

Resource Details: This webinar is a part of the fall series of the Weitzman Institute\'s Path Forward: Digital Transformation in Social Determinants of Health. Our Path Forward Track One series focuses on concrete, actionable solutions that solve for the social needs that result from adverse social determinants of health. Social isolation and loneliness are increasingly recognized as important public health issues, with the pandemic exacerbating this problem. Evidence of negative health effects is robust, and there is a great need for the expansion of effective interventions to reduce isolations and its health consequences. We were joined by an exciting group of innovators and disruptors creating powerful technology-based solutions to move from screening for social needs to solving for them.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.