Socially Determined, the Social Risk Intelligence™ company for organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), today revealed the established group of healthcare, business and public sector leaders that comprise its Advisory Board. This multifaceted team brings perspective, experience and a network reaching across domains. They all have a deeply rooted interest in better understanding the effect social risk has on populations, people and communities and the need to tackle it effectively to improve health equity for all.
Members of the Socially Determined Advisory Board include:
- Lauren Biel, Executive Director, DC Greens
- Mark Embree, PHD, Professor of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
- Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, Founder, Grapevine Health
- William Cohen, Former U.S. Senator and Defense Secretary
- Marlon Priest, MD, EVP & CMO, Bon Secours Health System
- Brian McGough, Managing Director, Ziegler Healthcare Investment Banking
- Gaurov Dayal, MD, President and COO, Everside Health
“We know the social determinants of health play a significant role in health outcomes—especially for the most vulnerable populations. Understanding and addressing these factors is more than just the right thing to do, it’s key to controlling healthcare costs and driving business success,” said Lisa Fitzpatrick, Founder and CEO at Grapevine Health, a Washington, DC-based organization focused on improving health literacy and patient engagement. “Socially Determined has demonstrated a proven track record for giving organizations the Social Risk Intelligence they need to make smarter decisions about SDOH initiatives that will result in better health and wellbeing for those they serve. I know I speak for my fellow advisory board members when I say we truly believe in the work Socially Determined is doing and with our diverse knowledge, skillsets and experiences, we can help guide the company towards making an even bigger impact in the future.”
Through its HITRUST-certified, Social Risk Intelligence platform, SocialScape®and its team of experts, Socially Determined gives clients full visibility into the contours and concentrations of social risk. With this unobstructed view, organizations such as health plans, health systems, life sciences companies, large employers and nonprofits can derive unmatched insights to see who is impacted by social risk and why it matters. Armed with this information, they’re empowered to proactively address the needs of their populations through strategic, focused, and sustainable intervention programs. They also can measure these initiatives in a standardized and repeatable way to drive future decisions around community investments and resource allocation.
“Socially Determined was built with a mission of giving organizations the insights they need to eliminate health disparities and improve health outcomes – both for individuals and at scale, across populations,” said Trenor Williams, CEO and Co-founder at Socially Determined. “We are extremely fortunate to have such a distinguished group of people joining us in that journey. Their insight and opinions will help guide the decisions we make to continue improving our technology and the support we provide our clients.”
About Socially Determined
Socially Determined provides Social Risk Intelligence™ solutions to organizations committed to addressing the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) impacting their communities and populations. The company’s platform, SocialScape®, delivers unmatched insights into social risk dynamics and their effect on health outcomes and business performance through secure, scalable data processing and proprietary analytics. With SocialScape’s unparalleled view of social risk and Socially Determined’s advisory services expertise, customers can deploy interventions and investments that translate to quantifiable impact. Socially Determined is headquartered in Washington, DC and operates a second office in Blacksburg, VA. For more information, follow Socially Determined on Twitter (@SocDetermined) or LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/socially-determined), or visit www.SociallyDetermined.com.