The issue brief, “A Continued Quest for an Improved Health Care System that Results in Better Outcomes and Cost-Savings: There are Answers within the Social Services Sector" articulates the link between the social and economic determinants of health as a greater influence on overall health and well-being, as compared to clinical health care. Use this issue brief to educate elected officials at all levels of government on the importance of partnering and investing in the social services sector to improve health outcomes and bend the cost curve of health and human services downward.


It was produced by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Office of Public Policy and Mobilization.

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