You can’t be healthy if you don’t have enough food to eat, a safe and stable place to live, and many other social needs.
We physicians need to know about our patients health related social needs.
In this post I list links to two resources for screening for health related social needs:
- The Accountable Communities Health-Related Social Needs Screening Tool [Link is to the PDF] from the Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services.
- Standardized Screening for Health-Related Social Needs in Clinical Settings: The Accountable Health Communities Screening Tool, May 30, 2017.