Social determinants of health (SDoH) – the economic and social conditions that influence individual and group differences in health status, like education, economic stability, etc. – account for upwards of 80% of a population’s health outcomes (National Academy of Medicine).
Telehealth and other digital tools have the power to democratize access to care helping to improve care outcomes for all. Together with our partner Google Cloud, we examined five ways telehealth can help account for SDoH and make healthcare more accessible. Specifically, we explore how telehealth can: