Case Study: Addressing Patients’ Social Needs with One Degree, an Online Social Service Referral Platform

Originally published at www.careinnovations.org, July 8, 2019

The Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NEVHC) is a healthcare powerhouse. It consists of 15 licensed health centers located in Los Angeles County’s San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, both areas struggling with chronic illness and poverty.

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NEVHC executives knew they had to deal with those factors – known as “social determinants of health” (SDOH) – to give their patients the best shot at a healthy life. They handed out referrals along with a sheaf of papers. The question was, how could they more effectively link up their patients with potentially life-saving services?

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