Social determinants tour briefing document

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This is the briefing document I prepared to guide our tour through Ward 8 - Anacostia, to discover the causes of the causes of poor health - social determinants of health. Also, please see link stack at http://d.me/tedeytan/sdoh-tour

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Social determinants tour briefing document

  1. 1. Briefing DocumentSocial Determinants Tour of Ward 8 Washington, DC, July 19, 2012, 2:00 PMKait Roe, Patient Engagement ChampionTed Eytan, MDPierre Vigilance, MDPurposeTo see, first hand, the community conditions in our city that lend to sub-optimal health.We would like to observe the environment, including health, health care, crime, food,and transportation.How this came aboutI have been writing about social determinants of health, with multiple blog posts, andthen this blog post:“Quantified Community: Visualizing the health and illness of Washington, DC throughopen data and art” - http://www.tedeytan.com/2012/05/05/10643Prompted a discussion with Kait to go see first hand.I have only been to Anacostia once in my life.Plan• Pierre is scheduled to pick Kait and Ted up at the Dupont Circle Starbucks (newly renovated) on Connecticut next to Hotel Dupont at 2:00 pm on 7/19/2012.• I suggest we start at the Anacostia Bikeshare station next to the Anacostia Metro station, and walk the neighborhood • As the environment allows • walk to stores in the “Healthy Corners” program • walk to nearby health care facilities • observe transportation capabilities• I have us scheduled for 90 minutes• I will be taking photographs throughoutI am attaching maps and other data that will be useful to us. In addition, I’ve preparedlinks to local blogs, and other datapoints here:http://delicious.com/stacks/view/BAmqhTSocial Determinants of Health Tour - 7/19/12Briefing Document - Prepared by Ted Eytan, MD , Page 1 of 4
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