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The United States spends more on health care than any other developed nation, yet a recent study suggests social services could have a greater impact on health outcomes.

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States that spend more money on social services and public health programs relative to medical care have much healthier residents than states that don’t, a study out ...Read More

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When a homeless patient and her disabled son had no way to get to a doctor last winter, William A. Gillespie, MD, sent a car service to pick them up. The driver was instructed to meet the homeless mother and son at Grand Central Station...Read More

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Is there a correlation between how much a state spends on social services and its population health outcomes? Are there ways for states to integrate social and health spending in order to improve population health outcomes?

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