Tag Archives: social

Why it’s an exciting time to work with social determinants of health

If you’re in healthcare, you know social determinants of health (SDoH) are a very popular topic these days. It may be tempting to say, “Enough already,” but I urge you not to. That’s because researchers believe social determinants drive more than 80% of health outcomes. Medical care alone is insufficient to improve health as it… Read More »

Q&A with Jefferson Health's new chief medical social media officer

Austin Chiang, a gastroenterologist at Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania, was recently tapped to take on a new role at the health system: chief medical social media officer. It’s a unique position that isn’t common at many medical institutions across the country. Chiang talked with Healthcare Dive to explain more about the job and his vision for… Read More »

Got social allergies? Here’s how to survive your annoying relatives this holiday season

Social allergies are a lot like seasonal allergies. They’re annoying, exhausting and hard to avoid. They’re also especially common around the holidays. That’s because the holidays put you at a high risk of exposure. Swap the dander and ragweed for your not-so-favourite acquaintances and relatives and there you have it — a full-blown case of… Read More »