“addressInG iNcome securITy in Primary carE”
Social processes that impact the health of individuals have been labeled the social determinants of health (SDOH). These are "the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. These circumstances are shaped by the distribution of money, power and resources at global, national and local levels". Perhaps the most important SDOH is income security, a person's actual, perceived and expected income. Our objective is to carry out a pragmatic randomized controlled trial that evaluates the impact of an income-focused health promoter.
Income Security Health Promotion
The ISHP will work to improve the income security of participants within this study. To that end, her activities include: Providing one-to-one case management support and ongoing follow-up to diverse low-income patients and families regarding their income security. Developing and implementing targeted information self-help sessions, such as; banking basics, income tax submissions, and social service forms, for the target population Developing and maintaining up-to-date detailed knowledge of fina ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org
IGNITE (addressInG iNcome securITy in Primary carE) Study: A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial