A social health information exchange (S-HIE) brings together the many community-based organizations that meet client needs for the social determinants of health—such as housing, food, safety, transportation
Numerous studies have shown an association between housing insecurity and poor health. "Health plays a huge role in exacerbating the problems that can cause housing instability," says Frank Alexander, director, Boulder County Department of Housing and Human Services.
We've hardly scratched the surface of telehealth's potential to enhance access to physical and mental health services. But challenges--policy, lack of broadband access, physician reimbursement and workflow issues--have slowed telehealth's growth.