There are many factors that affect health outcomes in your community. These factors create barriers for patients of all ages to receive the appropriate health care, leading to health issues aggrevated by surrounding conditions, higher rates of disease and complications, and comorbidities that require additional medical attention.
It's a significant problem for all health care providers, but as community advocates, family physicians can play an important role in understanding patient situations and needs, and offering the right kind of support to those struggling patients.
Find information to help your patients understand the changing health care landscape so they can make coverage decisions.
Find information on caring for patients in cross-cultural settings to provide a better patient experience.
Find information on how to talk with parents and caregivers about the benefits of reading.
To view all relevant resources, search "social determinants of health" on our web site.