This 2016 paper from Health and Social Care in the Community reviewed the available literature from 1990-2015, aiming to identify and synthesize the available evidence on the health benefits of social work interventions in primary care settings for people with complex health and social needs. Results suggested a promising role for primary care social work...

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This report from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity in the UK combines stories and data to explore how people in disadvantaged neighborhoods progress from one chronic medical condition to multiple. The report features in-depth data visualizations showing everything from frequency of chronic condition by age to the sequence of acquisition of multiple conditions. The report...

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This report from Families USA argues that the current shift from volume-based/fee-for-service payment models in healthcare to value or quality-based models is an important opportunity for advancing health equity. However, without including the communities most affected by health inequities in the design and implementation of delivery and payment reforms, there is the risk that this...

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A literature review on the impact of housing on health by Lauren Taylor, co-author of The American Health Care Paradox, for Health Affairs. She explores four pathways that connect housing and health outcomes: housing stability, quality, safety, and affordability. The review closes with a discussion of policy implications for healthcare organizations, private sector businesses, community...

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