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 Key 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 Key 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

7 Ways Addressing Social Needs Enhances Patient Engagement

Delivering effective patient care relies strongly on the patient-provider relationship. Patient engagement is becoming increasingly important as providers look for ways to improve health outcomes. Patient engagement relies on collaboration between patients, providers, and healthcare systems. It fosters active patient participation in their care, enabling them to make informed decisions, adhere to treatment plans, and… Continue reading 7 Ways Addressing Social Needs Enhances Patient Engagement

MedCity News: A Paradigm Shift Towards Reimbursing the Root Causes of Diseases

We all know healthcare has traditionally been reactive in nature, with the focus being on treating symptoms as they arise. However, with the shift towards value-based care, it has become increasingly important to identify and address the underlying root cause of health issues. Unfortunately, Medicare and Medicaid currently do not provide any reimbursement to healthcare… Continue reading MedCity News: A Paradigm Shift Towards Reimbursing the Root Causes of Diseases

Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease

With the shift in healthcare to consider social determinants of health (SDOH) in improving health outcomes, nutrition plays a key role. Around 34 million Americans face food insecurity. Such statistics have implications for patient health outcomes and for costs to the healthcare system. In particular, nearly half of patients admitted to hospitals are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition.… Continue reading Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease

Improving Health Literacy Improves Health Equity

With Health Literacy Month underway, opportunity abounds to evaluate the health literacy of various populations and organizations alike and to implement tactics to improve health literacy for all. Doing so has important implications for driving health equity. Updated Definition of Health Literacy  Health literacy has two key facets: personal and organizational. Historically, personal health literacy covered a person’s ability… Continue reading Improving Health Literacy Improves Health Equity

Spatially Health Names Nicole Bradberry as Board Member to Drive Innovation and Growth in the Healthcare Space

Spatially Health, a cloud-based, health equity platform focused on identifying and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity barriers, is excited to announce the appointment of a prominent healthcare industry leader, Nicole Bradberry, as a new member of the Spatially Health Board of Directors, and will play a pivotal role in shaping the… Continue reading Spatially Health Names Nicole Bradberry as Board Member to Drive Innovation and Growth in the Healthcare Space

The Importance of SDOH in Improving Health Outcomes for Latinx Populations

Hispanic Heritage Month offers a time to honor the culture and backgrounds of Hispanics and Latinos in the United States. With the Hispanic and Latino population rising to 62.1 million as of the 2020 census, the group makes up almost 19% of the United States population. Within that group, individuals face unique social determinants of health (SDOH) risk factors… Continue reading The Importance of SDOH in Improving Health Outcomes for Latinx Populations

Spatially Health Appoints Tom Fluegel to Advisory Board to Foster Advancements and Expansion in Healthcare

MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2023 — Spatially Health – a cloud-based, health equity platform focused on identifying and addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and health equity barriers–is excited to announce the appointment of healthcare leader Tom Fluegel as its newest Advisory Board member. Tom will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s strategic vision and decision-making.  Committed to driving… Continue reading Spatially Health Appoints Tom Fluegel to Advisory Board to Foster Advancements and Expansion in Healthcare