Standalone Workshop: Reducing Health Care Spending Through Interventions that Address Non-Medical Health-Related Social Needs
On April 26, 2019, the National Academies held a one-day public workshop that explored the potential impact of
addressing non-medical, health-related social needs on improving population health and reducing health care
spending in a value-driven health care delivery system. The workshop featured invited presentations and
discussion that explored the following questions:
- What are effective practices to address non-medical health-related social needs?
- What is the evidence base to support the use of these practices?
- What next steps or actions should be considered to further the dissemination and uptake of best practices?
- Are there methodologies for assessing the Return of Investment (ROI) for these practices?
- What are the gaps in the evidence base and related research?
The planning committee organized the workshop, selected and invited speakers and discussants, and
moderated discussions. A proceedings of the presentations and discussion at the workshop was prepared by a rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines and released on August 19, 2019.
For more information on the April 2019 workshop, please visit the event page.
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April 26, 2019 (8:30 AM Eastern)