By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Jan 25, 2023

Social Determinants of Health Create Barriers to Care

Social determinants of health (SDOH) are the non-medical factors that influence health outcomes. They are the conditions in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks. SDOH contribute to wide health disparities…more.

By Krista Zodet, President/CEO, HealthWell Foundation  |  Jan 11, 2023

Breaking Down Barriers to Care Throughout the Patient Journey

As President and Chief Executive Officer of the HealthWell Foundation, I am acutely aware of the significant cost barriers that keep patients from accessing life-changing, and oftentimes lifesaving, medications. Decades of scientific breakthroughs have created a world in which many patients with chronic illnesses have real hope for relief of…more.

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