Addressing social risk factors to improve overall patient health

Because healthcare involves more than medicine

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of health is due to
medical care
68 %
Americans have at least one unmet social need
13 %
Referrals made by healthcare providers are ever completed

Healthcare traditionally addresses social needs by making referrals to community organizations.

That’s not good enough.

Docs for Health addresses the social needs of patients in real-time.

17 X
More effective than other standards of care in medicine

Docs for Health partners with hospitals, clinics and payors to treat the social determinants of health. Our impact on a patient’s life is nearly 17x that of one of the most common drugs we use in medicine today.

Intervention is the key ingredient in our unique approach.

Empowering actions with real-time solutions

Docs for Health goes beyond traditional screening by facilitating real-time, on-the-ground interventions. We provide a suite of solutions, including forms, form letters, and the principles of medical-legal partnerships, enabling healthcare providers to take meaningful action based on screening results.
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Precision screening for immediate needs

Our cutting-edge screening tool focuses on the patient’s current needs, not just historical data from the past six months. It can be used as the primary assessment or seamlessly integrated into your existing screening process, offering a dynamic approach to identify immediate social needs.
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Measuring impact for continuous improvement

Our outcome tracking feature allows you to monitor and measure the effectiveness of your interventions and social care initiatives. By analyzing data and outcomes, you can make data-driven decisions, refine strategies, and ensure that your efforts lead to positive changes in patient well-being and community health
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Our stellar team is on the cutting edge of research in this area.

Our approach to social determinants of health empowers health systems to screen patients for social needs and take direct, proactive action via targeted interventions. Explore the article on our unique approach to the social determinants of health in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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We want to hear from you.

Are you a provider, health system, or government agency looking for a better way to address social determinants of health?

Get in touch to learn more about how we can help.