Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Sarah Kile, a director with Michigan 2-1-1, a free service that connects residents across the state with help from thousands of health and human resource agencies right in their communities.
To listen to Sarah and Jeffrey's conversation about Social Determinants of Health Month, click on this embedded SoundCloud PodCast shared below:
Sarah shared several points with Jeffrey during their discussion.
January is Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Month and this conversation with Sarah is on Healthy Communities and these Social Determinants of Health.
1. What are social determinants of health and how do they impact businesses, and why should the business community be concerned about these factors?
2. Can you explain the connection between a healthy community and a thriving business environment, and how addressing social determinants of health contributes to this synergy?
3. How does 211 play a role in addressing social determinants of health, and what services does it offer to the community?
4. In what ways can businesses collaborate with organizations like 211 to address social determinants
of health and contribute to the overall well-being of the community?
5. Are there specific examples of businesses that have successfully integrated initiatives to address social determinants of health, and what positive outcomes have they experienced?
6. How can businesses play a role in supporting 211's efforts to connect individuals with essential services and resources related to social determinants of health?
7. What benefits can businesses derive from investing in community health initiatives and addressing social determinants, both in terms of employee well-being and overall business performance?
8. Are there any innovative strategies or best practices that businesses can adopt to make a meaningful impact on social determinants of health within their communities?