Social Determinants of Health

Addressing Kids' Health in Tennessee

Sep 13, 2021 at 01:42 pm by Staff

Programs, Partnerships to Improve Youth Health Scores It's no secret the health of a community is largely molded by social determinants - factors that take place outside of tr.... Read More

AACR Releases Landmark Cancer Disparities Progress Report

Nov 11, 2020 at 05:47 pm by Staff

On Sept. 16, the American Association for Cancer Research released a first-of-its-kind report outlining disparities in outcomes and clinical trial participation for ethnic and.... Read More

Health Care Council, NashvilleHealth Host Conversations on Health Equity & Disparities

Sep 09, 2020 at 09:48 am by Staff

In mid-August, the Nashville Health Care Council and NashvilleHealth hosted the first of a three-part event series, "Conversations on Health Equity and Action to Eliminate Dis.... Read More

Critical Insights into Nashville Health

Nov 18, 2019 at 04:59 pm by Staff

Survey Shines Light on the Good, Bad & Role of Social Determinants You can't effectively manage what you don't measure. Using this truism as a launching point, the Metro.... Read More

Public Health Happens in the Community ... Not Just the Clinic

Apr 11, 2019 at 03:49 pm by Staff

Public health is the bedrock on which the healthcare system we have today has been built. The purpose of public health is to protect and improve the health of people and their.... Read More

Modern Healthcare & Critical Connections Present Social Determinants of Health Symposium

Apr 11, 2019 at 01:04 pm by Staff

June 6 • Cleveland Ohio A full slate of experts will discuss the inextricable link between health outcomes and the social determinants of health. Best practices, strategies an.... Read More

Nashville MSA Fares Relatively Well in County Health Rankings

Apr 11, 2019 at 10:12 am by Staff

On March 19, the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the annual County Health Rankings for 2.... Read More

VUMC Joins Effort to Stop Spread of Two Deadly Viruses

Apr 10, 2019 at 04:36 pm by Staff

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are participating in a national effort to develop vaccines and other treatments as countermeasures to prevent the sp.... Read More

Morgan Mcdonald Named Deputy Commissioner For Population Health

Apr 10, 2019 at 04:33 pm by Staff

Morgan McDonald, MD, FACP, FAAP, has been appointed deputy commissioner for population health for the Tennessee Department of Health. McDonald had been serving as interim depu.... Read More

Physician Spotlight: Tackling Health Equity

Apr 10, 2019 at 04:22 pm by Staff

VUMC's Wilkins Leads Efforts for Tennesseans For Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI, vice president of Health Equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and associate dean for He.... Read More