We tend not to see social problems, like homelessness, when the problems – and people experiencing them – are outside our own experience; separate and out of sight.
Michael D. Rohwer, M.D., executive director of Curandi
The term “social determinants of health” (SDOH) is inescapable in the healthcare industry. But despite the ubiquity of the term, integrating SDOH into front-line medical care remains largely out of reach.
Since the 1990s, the cost of medical care has seen the greatest rate of inflation across all sectors, suppressing wages and limiting economic growth.