While transportation is considered a social determinant of health itself, did you know it can also be a great solution to address social determinants that fall into other categories? Hear from our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton on how MTM takes transportation a step further by partnering with managed care organizations to remove community barriers and address social determinants.
Did you know that an estimated 3.6 million Americans miss or delay medical care each year because of transportation issues? Across the nation, MTM partners with healthcare facilities to deliver quality transportation–but we also work with them to make positive impacts on social determinants of health (SDoH). Hear more from our our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton on how collaborative partnerships with healthcare facilities can impact social determinants.
What if there was something more health plans could do to provide community transportation for their members, with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes, reducing healthcare expenses, and encouraging members to improve their quality of life? This month, our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton takes it back to the basics to show how MTM is leading the way in helping our clients mitigate the impact of social determinants through reliable community transportation.
NEMT has long been recognized as a valuable Medicaid benefit–but it can also play a large role in addressing social determinants of health for both Medicaid and Medicare members. In this recent study from the Medical Transportation Access Coalition (MTAC), analysis found that transportation holds value in improving the health outcomes of vulnerable people. Find out how NEMT impacts member behaviors and outcomes!
Now more than ever, Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) and their impacts are widely understood within the healthcare community. This month, our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is highlighting the efforts various groups are making to track SDoH and their influence on society through analytics and AI–including the negative impact SDoH can have within the medical world.
Over the past year, our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton has reflected on social determinants and the role they play in our society today. This month, Tamara’s exploring how organizations in the healthcare industry, as well as lawmakers, can make a difference in 2022. The key takeaway? Following social determinants data from studies is great, but creating a plan of attack where we can see the cause and effect is vital.
After kicking off the discussion on how social determinants of health (SDoH) impact long-term healthcare spending, our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is back to round out the discussion. Now, she’s diving into the surge in healthcare spending, innovation beyond hospital walls, and how transportation impacts overall healthcare costs–take a look!
As populations continue to grow and average life spans increase, the impact social determinants of health (SDoH) have on long-term healthcare costs expands exponentially as well. Our Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is back, this month diving into a discussion about the impact SDoH have on overall costs of care. Read more and find out how transportation is key to reversing the trend.
MTM’s Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is back and ready to deliver Part II of her message on how alternative transportation options like NEMT result in better health outcomes and appropriate ER diversion, particularly in rural communities.
When individuals lack reliable transportation to their primary care doctors for routine medical care, they often turn to EMS transportation and head to the ER instead. MTM’s Director of SDoH and Product Development Tamara Carlton is here to tell you how alternative transportation options like NEMT result in better health outcomes and appropriate ER diversion, creating more space and better care for patients who truly need the ER.