AMA Doc Talk, a series from the American Medical Association, features physicians and other health care leaders who share real-world experiences and findings about the ever-evolving health care landscape. Based on real-world learnings and anecdotes, each episode is centered around a topic related to delivering care to patients. Here, physicians and health care leaders will collect a wealth of practical information they can apply to their daily practice of medicine and to the promise of a healthier nation.
Population health is gaining traction as an optimal approach to improve health outcomes. To best serve their patients, physicians may need to think beyond the walls of the exam room.
Board-certified internist, Dr. David B. Nash, is a pioneer in the world of population health and founding dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. We’ll hear from Dr. Nash why physicians should consider social determinants of health as a critical component of patient care.