The Role on SDOH: Moving From Theory to Practice

Most people intuitively agree that focusing on social determinants of health (SDOH) can improve health and reduce costs. But who should pay for it, and what are the economic returns? This discussion will explore lessons from real efforts to improve SDOH that help us identify pathways forward.


  • Randy Oostra, President and CEO, ProMedica Health System (LinkedIn here)
  • Alan Gilbert, Director, Health Policy, Government and Community Strategy, GE Ventures (LinkedIn here)
  • Ed Hunter, former CDC Legislative Director, Public Health and Public Policy Consultant, Ed Hunter Strategies¬†(LinkedIn here)

Moderated by Ian Morrison, PhD, Futurist and HIP Senior Advisor (click here for an article foundational to the discussion)