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NURS B444/445 Managing Health and Illness Across Care Environments

This guide provides resources about the social determinants of health and other information to support s

Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health Information

These resources from government agencies can help inform what the concerns and priorities are for improving health outcomes for patients. 

Social Determinants of Health - Healthy People 2030

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides objectives about how to address Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) by 2030. This resource includes current research areas focused on SDOH and other initiatives to improve the current climate. 

Social Determinants of Health | CDC

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) also is a hub for information about SDOH. This site links out to general information about SDOH as well as CDC research, programs addressing SDOH, and sources for data. 

Addressing Social Determinants of Health

This report released on April 1, 2022 from the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) outlines examples of successful evidence-based strategies currently addressing SDOH, as well as current federal efforts. 

Indiana State Health Assessment and Improvement Plan

This report demonstrates key health priorities and problems within Indiana; this can be a handy resource to have in order to understand the current landscape of Hoosier healthcare. 

Center for Rural Engagement (CRE) at Indiana University: Community Health Improvement Planning

The CRE is a multi-disciplinary unit on the Indiana University Bloomington campus that aims to improve the lives of Hoosiers in rural communities. One facet of this work involves improving the health outcomes of Indiana residents by creating health improvement plans.