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Access to Healthcare Issue Brief

This brief provides a review of some of the key factors influencing the complex, multifaceted issue of healthcare access. It also highlights research on interventions and cross-sector efforts to improve access, as well as potential areas of exploration for the healthcare industry.

Food Insecurity Issue Brief

The intent of this issue brief is to inform stakeholders, including research, legislation and healthcare professionals, on food insecurity as a social determinant of health. This is meant to spark conversations over opportunities to affect change. You will also learn more about why addressing food insecurity is an essential component to Humana’s Bold Goal population […]

2020 Health Equity Issue Brief

The intent of this issue brief is to inform stakeholders, including research, legislation and healthcare professionals, on health equity as a social determinant of health. This is meant to spark conversations over opportunities to affect change. You will also learn more about why addressing health equity is an essential component to Humana’s Bold Goal population […]

2020 Housing Issue Brief

Learn more about industry-wide efforts to address health through housing, with particular focus on housing instability and quality issues. This brief also highlights research on interventions and health impact, and includes considerations for areas of exploration.

2020 Loneliness & Social Isolation Issue Brief

Humana is committed to helping clinicians identify and address loneliness and social isolation because of the negative impact these social determinants have on the physical and mental health of our members. Learn about Humana’s latest efforts to address loneliness and social isolation in this second edition of the Loneliness & Social Isolation Issue Brief. Reference […]

2019 Social Determinants of Health Data Issue Brief

Humana believes actionable SDOH data will help us improve the health of our members. As such, we and other stakeholders are actively working to address these gaps. Review an examination of the types of SDOH data, considerations for healthcare use, current efforts to operationalize this data, and business impacts.

2019 Transportation Issue Brief

Patients miss appointments and become non-adherent to treatment plans and medication due to the inability to get to appointments, tests and the pharmacy. Learn more about why addressing transportation barriers is an essential component to Humana’s Bold Goal population health strategy.

2019 Loneliness & Social Isolation Issue Brief

The intent of this issue brief is to inform stakeholders, including research, legislation and healthcare professionals, on loneliness and social isolation as social determinants of health. This is meant to spark conversations over opportunities to affect change. You will also learn more about why addressing loneliness and social isolation is an essential component to Humana’s […]