SDoH: Overview and Research


Despite spending more on health care than any other developed nation, the U.S. has relatively poor health outcomes. 



A growing movement calls for the U.S. health care system to move away from a narrow focus on medical treatment, towards a more holistic approach that addresses patients' non-clinical barriers to health.  Review these resources to learn why:

  • Commonwealth Fund: The business case for provider investment in the social determinants.