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Addressing #nonclinical factors of health is critical to improving overall #health outcomes. Hear from Dr. Daniel Frank, Chief Medical Officer of @Optum Care, as he discusses #SDOH and much more in this episode of SOAP Notes with @labinejay: http://ow.ly/7F0v50FAVc6
“The #home and #community platform services can reduce #postacute medical care costs by a quarter, unnecessary #readmissions by up to a fifth and hospital admissions by up to 25%,” said Andrew Witty, CEO of @UnitedHealthGrp.
UnitedHealth Group CEO: Future Growth Will Come from Home-Based Care Investments https://homehealthcarenews.com/2021/07/unitedhealth-group-ceo-future-growth-will-come-from-home-based-care-investments/
Since the beginning of the pandemic, @themoruknow, professor at @Brown_SPH, has been researching the impact of #COVID19 on #nursinghomes. Listen to what he has to say in episode 6 of SOAP Notes with Dr. @labinejay: http://ow.ly/p0Jk50FA412
The impact of delayed care won’t be a one-time moment, as it may take years, if ever, to reconnect with some patients who may have “fallen through the cracks," says Gina Bruno, VP, Value-Based Care, naviHealth. Read our latest on #delayed & #deferred care: http://ow.ly/7X6o50FzOLI
The U.S. population is growing older - and quickly.
Hear from Dr. Charles Pu, Medical Director at @MassGenBrigham and assistant professor at @harvardmed, as he discusses the cultural aspects of #aging and what the future of #seniorcare may look like: http://ow.ly/9TPJ50FuZVn
Feeling forced to choose between avoiding essential #healthcare during the pandemic & possibly being exposed to #COVID19, many Americans opted for the former, seeing it as the “safer” option. But, is this true? Read our latest on delayed & deferred care: http://ow.ly/xjmw50FsJE1
Last Thursday, @CMSGov introduced its first #valuebased payment model addressing #healthequity, a top priority for the Biden administration. Learn about the proposed rule in @modrnhealthcr: http://ow.ly/cfKn50Fq12a