Healthify Creates Michigan Statewide Community Network to Address Social Disparities


NEW YORK, February 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Healthify, a company that works with managed care organizations to integrate the social determinants of health (SDoH) into the healthcare ecosystem, today announced that it is building a network of community organizations to l statewide in Michigan. The network will enable health plans to collaborate with community social service organizations statewide to better integrate clinical and non-clinical care to identify social disparities and coordinate care to improve health outcomes.

“Community organizations have unparalleled knowledge of their culture and local needs, and there is an opportunity to strategically leverage their capacities for the betterment of all Michiganders,” said Caesar Herrera, Director of Solutions at Healthify. “We welcome social service providers through Michigan to join the statewide Healthify network. Not only are we building a base of services, but we are also developing available solutions to help residents with complex needs thrive in their communities by connecting them to the resources of a larger network. ”

The Healthify network will include community organizations that provide a range of services that address non-medical needs – such as food insecurity, lack of transportation, unemployment, inadequate housing, financial instability, etc. – which can have a significant impact on a person’s health. . Health plans will be able to use the Healthify SDoH platform to track social needs among members, find local social service providers in the Michigan Community Network, and coordinate care. Benefits of the network include closer collaboration, better ability to measure and evaluate the impact of services, and streamlined care coordination.

Community organizations interested in join the network should reach out to find out more.

About Healthify

Powered by the mission of building a world where people’s health is not hampered by their needs, Healthify is building the infrastructure to support large-scale Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) initiatives. The company builds and manages responsible networks of community organizations and provides the interoperable technological platform necessary to enable the healthcare sector to coordinate care within the network. Healthify works with health plans, providers and community partners in all fifty states and is dedicated to the sustainability of community partners and demonstrating the return on investment of social service interventions to ensure that families receive the services they need. they need to thrive. For more information, please visit www.healthify.us and connect with us on LinkedIn Where Twitter.

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