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Despite pop health buzz, few providers screen for social needs

Dive Brief: Despite the hype surrounding the importance of social determinants of health, just a quarter of hospitals and 16% of physician practices screen patients for social needs that affect health outcomes, according to a JAMA study published Wednesday. Providers that serve more economically disadvantaged patients, practices with exposure to payment reform models and academic… Read More »

Being Happy Despite Hardship

One thing you hear constantly when life gets rough is “Don’t worry, be happy.” Happiness isn’t as easy as you’d think it would be – it’s surely easier said than done. There is a lot of darkness in this world, and it can be hard to keep your head up, much less be happy, in… Read More »