Recognizing the growing consensus that addressing the social determinants of health is key to improving health outcomes, the Center for Community Engagement in Health Innovation has produced this resource on incorporating screening for social needs into the fabric of the health system.

Highlighting best practices from Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee, this resource focuses on the policy levers that advocates should look to in seeking to incorporate social determinants screening into the health system, how to select a screening tool, and how to use the data gathered from the tool.

Advocates will find this brief, practical resource useful in their advocacy for social determinants of health.