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The Social Determinants of Health: Key Factors in Creating Value Through CBO-Health Care Partnerships

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute Series—a Collaboration of n4a and ASA.

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The increasing prevalence of value-based arrangements places providers at risk for not only cost, but also quality and outcomes. This movement from paying for activity to paying for results has forced providers in value-based arrangements to carefully assess cost, access, care delivery and coordination throughout the care continuum. With some estimates suggesting psychosocial factors and personal choices account for 70 percent of health outcomes, this outsized impact means social determinants of health need to be taken into account across the care continuum, and multiple parties need to understand their role in an older adult’s health.

But traditional healthcare providers and community-based organizations (CBO) that address social determinants of health have previously had little incentive to collaborate for a variety of reasons, including misaligned payment incentives and cultural and language barriers. While a number of efforts to link healthcare to broader social needs are emerging through delivery and payment initiatives, these efforts are nascent and remain fraught with obstacles.

Please join Brent Feorene, MBA, Independent Healthcare Consultant, for a one-hour web seminar highlighting the importance of social determinants of health and discussing how Accountable Care Organizations and health systems can collaborate with community service organizations to ensure access to this vital segment of the care continuum.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand the vital importance of addressing social determinants of health as part of the care continuum to achieve high value outcomes;
  • Discuss the respective needs, drivers and contributions of the health systems and CBOs; and,
  • Recognize effective partnership characteristics through review of a case study.


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Brent T. Feorene, MBA, Independent Healthcare Consultant, has more than 25 years experience in healthcare consulting and nationally recognized expertise in identifying and addressing the strategic and management issues in physician-led, post-acute and community-based services and programs.



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is funded by:

The Administration for Community Living

The SCAN Foundation

The John A. Hartford Foundation

The Gary and Mary West Foundation

The Colorado Health Foundation

The Marin Community Foundation


National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Independent Living Research Utilization/National Center for Aging and Disability
American Society on Aging
Partners in Care Foundation
Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley/Healthy Living Center of Excellence.

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