Tag: social determinants of health

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How should providers screen for social determinants of...

The stats are alarming: Up to 80% of health outcomes are not due to medical factors, but to a patient’s social and economic circumstances—such...

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How healthcare organizations can stop patient medicati...

Did you ever have someone tell you, “there’s no magic pill” for reaching a goal? It’s a somewhat ironic analogy, given that so many...

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4 ways to boost patient engagement...

When it comes to value-based care, there’s really just one measure that matters: patient satisfaction. As CMS incentivizes providers to help patients find better...

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Top 5 benefits of healthcare interoperability...

When a doctor pulls up a patient’s record, it should be a safe assumption that the information on the screen relates to the patient...

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How consumer data can improve population health and lo...

Last week, I spoke at the technology briefing of a national health plan group to give a presentation on the role of consumer data...

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5 ways to use social determinants of health data to im...

It’s a puzzle many healthcare providers are still working to solve: when over 80% of health outcomes are influenced by non-medical factors, how can...

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What are social determinants of health?...

What if you could flag patients who are at risk of readmission? What if you could anticipate missed appointments or know ahead of time...

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