The Effect of Screening and Referral for Social Determinants of Health on Veterans' Outcomes
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Health Services R&D
February 2021 -
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Background: Despite medical advances, up to 70% of health outcomes are due to social determinants of health (SDoH) - the conditions in which people live and work that shape whether basic needs (e.g., housing, food) are met. These associations are especially well documented for cardiovascular disease (CVD). In response, health policy leaders recommend screening and referral (S&R) for unmet needs in clinical settings, and the American Heart Association recently concluded that the most significant...