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…Read More
Social Determinants of Health
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.
New InterviewsNOW Episode NOW on Demand with host Carol Flagg. A conversation with Dr. Sanjay Seth, EVP of HealthEC on the growing attention being paid to social determinants of health and its impact on value based care.
By Lee Horner – Increasing costs of healthcare and prevalence of chronic diseases are motivating payers to improve the health of member populations while managing the resources involved.
By Sarianne Gruber – Social Determinants of Health, as recognized by the WHO, are the conditions in which people are born, grow up, live, work and age, together with “the systems” that are put in place to deal with illness.