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Addressing Health-Related Social Needs to Improve Rural Health: Ideas to Action

Identifies strategies for building community and regional systems of care to better address the social needs of patients and inform the design of community-level rural health transformation initiatives, pilots, or demonstrations in rural Maine. Examines existing literature and evidence from similar initiatives in Vermont, Idaho, and Oregon, and highlights key observations. Describes key components of a demonstration designed to build, implement, and test strategies for aligning health, social service, and other systems to address in order to advance whole-person care.
Andrew F. Coburn, Deborah A. Deatrick
Maine Rural Health Action Network, New England Rural Health Association
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Accountable Care Organizations · Health reform · Healthcare business and finance · Healthcare facilities · Population health · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Social determinants of health · Maine

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