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Former Aetna exec on improving outcomes

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Former Aetna exec on improving outcomes

May 20, 2022Tracy Orzel, Contributing Writer

SAN FRANCISCO - Social determinants like loneliness and isolation can be as lethal as smoking a pack of cigarettes per day, says Dr. Robert Mirsky, who recently joined Better Health’s board of advisors.  HME News spoke to Dr. Mirsky, former chief medical officer of Aetna Medicare, about his personal experience with social determinants and how Better Health’s peer support program can help.  HME News: How did you get interested in social determinants?  Dr. Robert...

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WellSky enhances social services coordination

August 4, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Healthify, a company that connects health care organizations with social services organizations to address social determinants of health. Together, WellSky and Healthify will connect providers across and within communities to identify social needs, search for social services and coordinate care with an accountable network of community partners to improve outcomes and remove social barriers to health and wellness, according...

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