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Unveiling Hidden Health Influencers: Exploring the Impact of Social Determinants of Health

Danielle Kopetman
Associate Solution Consultant
March 8, 2024

This article was originally published in RISE on February 20, 2023 here.

In healthcare, some of the most significant breakthroughs can often emerge not from the examination room, but from the data and patterns that reside in the everyday lives of patients. For health plans working to improve outcomes for their members, the key to unlocking these insights lies in understanding social determinants of health (SDoH) – the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. These factors significantly affect a wide range of health and quality-of-life outcomes. In this article, we’ll examine several important environmental factors that impact health outcomes, including proximity to industrial sites, lead exposure, and urbanization.

To read more, visit our article in RISE here.