This report from Public Agenda and United Hospital Fund provides the results of qualitative research aiming to better understand parents’ perspectives on social determinants of health, receptiveness to discussing social needs with pediatricians, and ideas for making social determinants of health screenings work well. Through focus groups with low-income parents in New York City, the...

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This report from The SCAN Foundation highlights successful partnerships between health plan networks and community-based organizations (CBOs) to help meet the needs of older adults with complex health and social needs. Focused on California, the report provides a framework for implementing sustainable health plan and CBO partnerships. Read the report

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This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) explores obstacles faced by rural and frontier health care organizations in providing complex care, including: workforce shortages, unique “rural” social determinants of health, and the self-sufficient character of many community members. It includes examples of rural communities that are enhancing complex care delivery through workforce...

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This policy brief from CSH provides an overview of rural homelessness as well as ways that health centers can address rural homelessness in their communities. These strategies include partnering with local providers, screening for homelessness and housing instability, and participating in coordinated entry. Read the brief

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