How Social Support Improves Health Care Utilization

Recent Papa research shows that embers who received social support showed reduced rates of hospital readmission and emergency department use.

The Shift from Social Determinants to Social Drivers of Health

Language matters which is why Papa and many others have switched to using the terminology Social Drivers of Health. Read to find out why.

Reducing SDoH Disparities in Medicaid with Social Support Solutions

Papa and Meridian Michigan discuss how their partnership has helped reduce social drivers of health disparities and drive health equity. Watch the full webinar to learn more.

The Power of Papa Pals

Research from Papa and its partners demonstrates that companion care improves health, reduces costs, and can help address disparities across communities. Review the findings in our infographic.

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Population Probe: Social Support around Major Health Events

As one in five older adults require hospitalization each year, the need for broad-scale access to social support is clear. See how companion care can fill these unmet needs.

How Social Support Improves Health Care Utilization

Recent Papa research shows that embers who received social support showed reduced rates of hospital readmission and emergency department use.

The Shift from Social Determinants to Social Drivers of Health

Language matters which is why Papa and many others have switched to using the terminology Social Drivers of Health. Read to find out why.

Population Probe: Loneliness and Member Experience

People who are severely lonely are less likely to view their health plan favorably and consistently rate CAHPS measures lower than those who are not lonely.

The Power of Papa Pals

Research from Papa and its partners demonstrates that companion care improves health, reduces costs, and can help address disparities across communities. Review the findings in our infographic.

Reducing SDoH Disparities in Medicaid with Social Support Solutions

Papa and Meridian Michigan discuss how their partnership has helped reduce social drivers of health disparities and drive health equity. Watch the full webinar to learn more.

Papa Pal Resources

Discover activities and resources that will inspire you to build connections with those around you. Because we can only create a more connected society if we do it together.

Loneliness is a Public Health Crisis

Explore how loneliness impacts our health, and the rising levels we’ve seen since the start of the pandemic.

Improving Lives and Health Outcomes

Hear how Florida Blue partnered with Papa to improve members’ quality of life and health outcomes, offering companion care to address Social Determinants of Health in our on-demand webinar.

SDoH Data Decoded: Insights for Medicaid Plans

SDoH play an outsized role in overall health. Learn the real, human impacts, and how Medicaid plans can make a difference in members’ lives.

Mind the Gap: Are All Things Equal in Health Care?

Explore the data on health equity, and learn how companion care can assist Medicaid plans in closing gaps, improving the health and lives of members.

Understanding SDoH Impacts: Social & Community Context

More than 1/3 of American adults are lonely. Discover the impacts of social isolation on Medicaid members, and how plans can offer vital support.