At the Special Meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates, physicians adopted policies to address social determinants of health as part of health insurance coverage. The disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the need to address nonmedical, yet critical, health needs and the underlying determinants of health —Read More
Social Determinants of Health
By Jenifer Leaf Jaeger MD MPH – Communities across the United States are looking for better ways to manage mental and behavioral health disorders, with the recognition that Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) are inextricably linked with an individual’s mental health status.
The Health Care business of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the results of its annual focus group, comprised of over 20 healthcare IT executives that are members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
By Kevin Chaney MGS, Tracy Okubo PMP, Ida Sim PhD, MD & Teresa Zayas Caban – We know SDOH—the conditions in which people live, learn, work, and play—impact our health, delivery of care, and coordination of services in many ways.
By Daniel Cidon – Discussion around unique patient identifiers took center stage during the 2020 ONC annual meeting in Washington D.C. recently. Consensus among panelists, which included a diverse range of industry stakeholders, was that…
By Vince Vitali – The challenges facing the healthcare industry in 2020 and beyond are unprecedented in scope and complexity. Institutions must evolve and innovate to remain competitive, maximize performance, and generate revenue.
By Dr. Lisa Ide – Today I want to talk about something that I as an individual, and we as a healthcare industry, think a lot about: social determinants of health. Let’s start by answering the basics: what are “social determinants of health”?
By Miriam Paramore – The healthcare industry has long recognized the role of social determinants of health (SDoH) as a vital piece of the healthcare puzzle. Defined as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, SDoH encompasses factors that…
By Cara V. James PhD – Each April marks National Minority Health Month, providing the opportunity to acknowledge the progress made in reducing disparities, as well as a chance to reflect on what more needs to be done to achieve health equity.