Tag: Policy


A new approach to reduce infant mortality and achieve equity

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 484KB
Tags: Policy, Social Determinants, Sdoh, Housing, Educational Attainment, Employment, Ohio

Describes how factors beyond medical care affect health in the context of infant mortality, focusing on housing, transportation, education and employment. Assesses the extent to which current policies and programs meet the needs of Ohioans most at risk. Identifies lessons learned from other states that have successfully reduced infant mortality rates, including innovative ideas to address the social determinants of health. Offers specific, actionable and evidence-informed policy options that state and local policymakers can employ to address unmet needs and inequities. (Health Policy Institute of Ohio)

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A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 2.96MB
Tags: Sdoh, Social Determinants, Advocacy, Policy, Advocacy And Policy

A framework to effectively describe the social determinants of health in plain language, including key phrases to help people understand the concept more clearly and effective ways to use data to support these messages. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2010)

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How does economic and social disadvantage affect health?

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 430KB
Tags: Sodh, Social Determinants, Policy

Discusses how economic and social disadvantage affects health through indirect and direct mechanisms, and describes policy approaches to improve health and reduce health inequities by addressing the social determinants of health. (Institute for Research on Poverty, 2016-17)

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Investing in America's workforce

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Policy, Post Secondary, Financial Stability, Advocacy
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Closing Ohio's Health Gaps: Moving towards Equity

Posted on: October 17, 2018 | File size: 357KB
Tags: Health Equity, Policy, Ohio

HPIO's new policy brief provides data and information on Ohio's health gaps and barriers groups of Ohioans face to being healthy. The brief provides examples of evidence-based approaches to close Ohio's health gaps and a framework for action to achieve health equity at the community level.

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