MedCity News: From Buzzword to Action: Addressing SDOH to Advance Health Equity

Social determinants of health (SDoH) have become a popular term in healthcare, but what does it really mean to address SDoH in a way that makes a difference? In this article from MedCity News, our CEO, Hillit Meidar-Alfi dives into the challenges and opportunities of putting SDoH into action to advance health equity. Here are… Continue reading MedCity News: From Buzzword to Action: Addressing SDOH to Advance Health Equity

How ACO REACH Organizations Can Hit Health Equity Benchmarks

ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) organizations have both primary and specialty care providers and serve Medicare patients in historically underserved communities with the goal of advancing health equity. New regulations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) require ACO REACH groups to not only detail how they deliver on… Continue reading How ACO REACH Organizations Can Hit Health Equity Benchmarks

Innovative Companies Pursue Food as Medicine

With the push towards health equity well underway, risk-bearing organizations look to methods that effectively keep patients healthier for longer. One area of such preventive measures includes leveraging food as medicine. Several innovative companies have programs underfoot to address the benefits of using food to support the health of their patient populations.  Current Food Options… Continue reading Innovative Companies Pursue Food as Medicine

MedCity News: ACO REACH Challenging to Succeed in First Year But Tools Can Help

Succeeding in ACO REACH, especially for newcomers, can be challenging. But it’s not impossible. In this MedCity News article, our own Michael P. Ward, MBA, M.Sc. Health Care Management dives into the key challenges and offers valuable tips to help ACOs thrive: Key Takeaways : 1️⃣ Prioritize Health Equity: Focus on reducing disparities in care… Continue reading MedCity News: ACO REACH Challenging to Succeed in First Year But Tools Can Help

Rosarium Health Partners with Spatially Health

To Increase Accessible Spaces and Address Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) MIAMI, January 18, 2024. Spatially Health, a cloud-based, health equity platform focused on identifying and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity barriers, has partnered with Rosarium Health, a Houston-based integrated service provider network that improves health outcomes and quality performance by… Continue reading Rosarium Health Partners with Spatially Health

3 Trends for ACO Leaders to Watch in 2024

As risk-bearing organizations gear up for 2024 and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to see growth, several key trends emerge to keep in mind. By preparing for these themes now, organizations can set themselves up – and the patients they serve – for success in the new year.  Emphasis on Data and Analytics The trend… Continue reading 3 Trends for ACO Leaders to Watch in 2024

Vator News: Spatially Health partners with VBCare Network

Spatially Health partners with VBCare Network to tackle the hidden factors that impact patient well-being. This isn’t just about medical care, it’s about understanding the social and environmental determinants of health (SDOH) like food access, transportation, and mental health. Using Spatially Health’s cutting-edge data platform, VBCare will gain deep insights into the real challenges faced… Continue reading Vator News: Spatially Health partners with VBCare Network

VBCare Network Joins Forces with Spatially Health

MIAMI, Dec. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Spatially Health, a cloud-based, health equity platform focused on identifying and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity barriers, has partnered with VBCare Network, a value-based provider network serving Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries in Arizona. VBCare Network focuses on assisting patients to achieve their healthiest lives by… Continue reading VBCare Network Joins Forces with Spatially Health

Care Managers Play Pivotal Role in Addressing SDoH, Driving Health Equity

Care managers play a pivotal role in addressing social determinants of health (SDoH) for their patient populations. With eyes on all patients in the group as well as a comprehensive understanding of the resources available, care managers have a unique vantage point, empowering them to make a big impact on their patients, especially when considering SDoH risk… Continue reading Care Managers Play Pivotal Role in Addressing SDoH, Driving Health Equity

Medical Economics: Benefits of blending population health and hyper-local health barrier strategies to address SDOH

ACOs have traditionally approached SDOH through a population health lens. However, in this article from Medical Economics our Founder and CEO, Hillit Meidar-Alfi, PhD explores how risk-bearing organizations can broaden their perspective on SDOH by including strategies that address health barriers at the individual level, which can address the root causes of health issues. By… Continue reading Medical Economics: Benefits of blending population health and hyper-local health barrier strategies to address SDOH