New models for care address social aspects of chronic disease risk

08/23/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

New care models such as patient-centered medical homes, medical neighborhoods and ambulatory intensive care units aim to uncover and help patients address underlying social factors in diabetes, heart disease, obesity, asthma and other chronic illnesses. The models compensate health care providers for addressing patients' access to safe housing and neighborhoods, places to exercise, and healthy foods and connecting patients with community organizations that can help.

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