Dr. Gary Bloch: If You Want To Help Me, Prescribe Me Money
“Until we see our patients poverty improve, we will not see their health improve”
Income has an impact on health at least as large as smoking or diabetes. Yet most doctors do not see income as a medical issue. Health Providers Against Poverty Founder, Gary Bloch, connects the evidence to action, and proposes a radical rethinking of the role of doctors in addressing income and other social issues that affect their patients’ health.
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