Health-related Social Needs Screening

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Read November 7, 2023

Enhanced Mental Health Distress Screening Addresses Gap in Health Equity

Innovations and advancements in modern-day medicine continue to lessen disease burden and contribute to growth in life expectancy. However, despite these advancements, access to and benefits from these opportunities are not always equitable across populations. In the U.S. healthcare system, underserved populations are often left with fewer resources, less attentive care, and limited access to care.