Tag Archives: SDOH

Why healthcare’s data quality conundrum will stifle SDOH initiatives

Healthcare providers, payers, community-based organizations, researchers and government agencies are on the same page: Addressing social determinants—such as homelessness, food insecurity, addiction and poverty—likely has a tremendous impact on population health. In fact, social programs such as housing assistance, food pantries and behavioral health offerings can have a much greater impact than clinical care and… Read More »

How integration of SDOH data is helping improve opioid response, pop health

As hospitals and health systems have become more aware of the key value of social determinants of health, the questions have shifted somewhat. Now, many providers and public health agencies are focused on more nuts and bolts questions: related to data aggregation and integration into electronic health records and clinical workflows. At HIMSS20 in March,… Read More »