Part 1: What is Health Equity

Health equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.  Achieving health equity requires removing obstacles to health such as poverty, discrimination, and their consequences, including powerlessness and lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments, and health… Continue reading Part 1: What is Health Equity

ACOs and the Challenge of Addressing Social Determinants of Health

As CMS moves towards making health equity a key aspect of value-based care, accountable care organizations (ACOs) are being called upon to play a crucial role in addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH) and ensuring equitable care for all patients. However, this is easier said than done, and many organizations need help to effectively… Continue reading ACOs and the Challenge of Addressing Social Determinants of Health