Many Hospitals, Practices Not Screening for Social Needs – Health Day News

Read article - An article profiling a research finding that most hospitals and physicians' offices do not screen for key social needs associated with health outcomes. Taressa K. Fraze, a research scientist at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and research colleagues examined responses from 2190 physician practices and 739 hospitals to the 2017 to 2018 National Survey of Healthcare Organizations and Systems to characterize screening for social needs. The study appears in JAMA Network Open.