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Providers take next step in social determinants: hyperlocalism

One method healthcare providers and payers are using to have an impact on social determinants of health is intervention at the neighborhood level — using data to identify needs and working with community organizations to meet them. Alisahah Cole, chief community impact officer at Atrium Health, told attendees at U.S. News & World Report’s Healthcare… Read More »

Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding.

In a move that worries many public health experts, the federal government is quietly shutting down a surveillance program for dangerous animal viruses that someday may infect humans. The United Nations Environment Program estimates that a new animal disease that can also infect humans is discovered every four months. Ending the program, experts fear, will… Read More »