Value Based Contracting Can Drive Health Equity
In conclusion, the goal is not just to identify SDoH but to make measurable progress in identifying these factors specific to a given population. We need to move from broad agreement that social determinants are an important aspect of designing intervention to actually impacting these factors and thus reduce health inequities. Putting incentives into the design and execution of SDoH interventions through VBC can make this a reality. About Paul Barnes Paul Barnes is a seasoned healthcare executive, having over 30 years of senior executive experience with both managed care and provider organizations. He has extensive experience with fast growth, innovative companies in both operational and business development roles. He has held leadership roles in both physical and behavioral health organizations with a strong interest in their integration. Paul has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with practice experience in community mental health and child psychology.