Success in Value-Based Care Requires Attention to the Social Determinants of Health

Op-Ed: Success in Value-Based Care Requires Attention to the Social Determinants of Health. The piece, co-authored by Governor Leavitt and Dr. Karen DeSalvo, provides a practical path forward to addressing the social determinants of health. The authors discuss current efforts to addressing the social determinants of health and note that national, collaborative leadership is needed to guide local multi-sectoral efforts and generate more supportive policy environments and drive action that will lead to sustainable health improvements for all, particularly those most in need.