Mission & Vision
The mission of MSHIELD is to address social health needs in patients across Michigan by linking healthcare and community partners, to achieve equitable health outcomes for all.
Identify: Identify social health needs in patients across the spectrum of care, from acute to chronic care and across patients with all medical and surgical conditions.
Connect: Connect all patients who have identified social health needs with community-based and social service resources to address these needs.
Evaluate: Evaluate the effectiveness of social health interventions within hospitals/health systems, CQIs, and community regions.
Grow: Support CQI efforts to understand and address social needs and inequities in their patient populations, and community and state efforts to improve upstream social determinants of health.