Lauren Hersh, MD
Thomas Jefferson University
Lauren Hersh MD is an Associate Professor within the Department of Family and Community Medicine, and in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care. She is a current recipient of a Geriatric Academic Career Award that places focus on advancing health care education about social determinants of health for older populations.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Optimizing Patient Care Through Our Next Generation of Health Professionals: The Interprofessional Student Hotspotting Learning Collaborative
Hotspotting is the identification and engagement of the highest utilizing, highest cost patients, whose unmet complex health and social needs land them repeatedly in emergency departments and hospitals. Coined ‘Super-utilizers’, these individuals receive services that are not only costly, but often fragmented and ineffective. Student Hotspotting, pioneered by the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers in 2014, trains the next generation of health professionals to work in interprofessional teams to better understand the major problems of our healthcare system through the patient’s…