Bridging Health Disparities by Addressing Social Determinants of Health - Whose Job Is It Anyway?
Hosted by Qualis Health's Practice Innovation Network.
This session will explore opportunities for primary care practices to reduce health disparities by addressing social determinants of health. The role of health care delivery organizations in addressing social determinants of health will be reviewed as well as infrastructure support considerations will be discussed. The connection to population health will be reviewed as well as tools to better understand social determinants of health.
Three salient “take-aways” attendees will bring back to their place of business after attending the webinar.
•Participants will better understand their role in addressing social determinants of health.
•Participants will be briefed on an open sourced tool for assessing social determinants of health
•Participants will gain insight to low cost interventions to address SDH
Speaker: Roger Chaufournier, MHSA
Mr. Chaufournier is the founder of CSI solutions. Prior to CSI Solutions’ founding, Mr. Chaufournier served for six years as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Patient Infosystems, a publicly traded population health management company. Mr. Chaufournier has extensive experience in organizational and health system improvement internationally and has led numerous strategic planning initiatives, including several for Alaskan Native communities. He is a frequent lecturer and keynote speaker for a variety of professional organizations and continues to serve on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement where he has supported the Indian Health Service Improving Patient Care initiative (IPC) as well as the Office of the National Coordinator Beacon Communities.