Moving the Needle on Patient Outcomes Through Upstream Care

It’s time for health care to move upstream. We know that social needs, such as stable food, housing, and social supports, affect health at least as much as does care. These non-medical factors have a powerful impact on population health and the cost of care. But it’s hard to know where to begin. How can your organization develop and implement a strategy to address the needs of your most vulnerable populations and move the needle on outcomes?

 

Going upstream is actually quite attainable, if you follow an effective process. Our experiences assisting other committed, innovative healthcare systems and plans have shown us how.

 

Join Manik Bhat, CEO and Co-founder of Healthify, and Rishi Manchanda, MD MPH, President and Founder of HealthBegins, as they share expert advice on how to set up a social needs strategy to improve care and reduce costs.

 

Speakers:

  • Rishi Manchanda, MD, MPH, Founder & President, HealthBegins
  • Manik Bhat, CEO and Co-founder of Healthify

 

Webinar Objectives:

By the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Outline a social determinants of health quality improvement program.
  • Develop a scalable assessment process for the identification of need.
  • Identify relevant community resources efficiently.

 

Goto Webinar

Featured Content

Upstreamist In Action: Moving Stakeholders from Intention to Action to Reduce Food Insecurity in...

Renee Linyard-Gary knew that addressing social determinants of health in Charleston was not only a matter of identifying opportunities but also coordinating a large group of stakeholders to collective action—and this is how she did it.

Staff Spotlight: Maricela Lopez, Affordable Childcare Advocate

“If you're at a place where you don't have to worry about health equity, amplify those voices who don't have that.”

Health Equity Strategies from the AHC Model

The Health Equity Guide was created to provide healthcare leaders with guidance for how to deepen, broaden, and elevate their organization’s health equity work.