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Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

April 2019

Social Determinants of Health – A View from Inside the Hospital

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Neal Tyrrell, MD, is a Pediatric Hospitalist at UMass Memorial, responsible for the hospital’s quality improvement.  Building off of a case-based “Mortality & Morbidity” model of critical self-evaluation, Dr. Tyrrell will discuss a key gap between the theory and practice.  A growing body of literature identifies social determinants of health – like food, housing, education, employment – as central to good outcomes in medicine.  Yet our health system, as viewed from inside the hospital, remains markedly unable to account for…

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