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Social Determinants of Health

A Timely Topic for Case Management

Powell, Suzanne K., RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQ

doi: 10.1097/NCM.0000000000000367
Departments: Editorial

Social determinants are a critical component of our patients' health, affecting people in both tangible and insidious ways. The World Health Organization (2017) defines Social Determinants of Health as those conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. Finding resources for those at social risk is a prime directive for case managers.

The editor reports no conflicts of interest.

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