Social determinants of health (SDoH) play an outsized role in health outcomes. Therefore, targeting these factors through community engagement can play a big role in improving the health of those who traditionally experience health disparities. In a new article, Michael Minor of UnitedHealthcare explains how to foster health equity through partnerships with community-based organizations.
According to Minor, “Utilizing the expertise of community leaders on the ground is vital for a large, national organization to appropriately address the needs of the communities it serves. That's why UnitedHealthcare is partnering with nonprofits in Georgia focused on bettering the health of every Georgian, whether they be a teen struggling with mental health issues in Atlanta, or a senior citizen in need of better healthcare resources in rural Dougherty county.”
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(Source: Saporta Report, October 23rd, 2022)