In preparation to moderate a TEDMED Great Challenges Google+ Hangout on September 12, I spoke to one of the panel discussion experts about the topic: social determinants of health.
Only about 25 percent of our health and wellness happens in a medical office. The rest? It’s determined by our social circumstances: environment, socio-economic status, education level and much more. Increasingly, healthcare experts and organizations are seeking ways to make this other 75 percent more central to care as a way to create healthier individuals and communities.
Read more in the post I wrote for Eclectablog.