Posts Tagged ‘social determinants’

Dr. Zachary Pruitt examines how access to social services reduces health care costs

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Study finds connecting patients with social services to address social determinants of health generates double-digit reduction in health care spending Dr. Zachary Pruitt, assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at the USF College of Public Health, is the lead author on new research finding health care spending substantially reduced when people are successfully connected to social services […]

Dr. Zachary Pruitt examines how managed care organizations address social determinants of health

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Dr. Zachary Pruitt, assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at the USF College of Public Health, is the lead author on a new study showing how managed care organizations can help address the social determinants of health. The research, “A Managed Care Organization’s Call Center-Based Social Support Role,” released by WellCare Health Plans, Inc. […]

Dr. Adewale Troutman earns Outstanding Leadership in Health & Wellness Award

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Dr. Adewale Troutman said he believes strongly in the power of one. The USF College of Public Health associate dean of Health Equity and Community Engagement and professor in the Department of Community and Family Health uses that notion as his motivation. Troutman has spent the last thirty years of his academic and professional career dedicated […]