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Tag: SDoH

Michelle BbadoreMichelle Bbadore

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How accurately capturing social determinants of health can positively impact health outcomes

June 14, 2024 / By Michelle Badore

Social determinants, or drivers, of health (SDoH) are the non-medical factors that influence our health outcomes and play a vital role in shaping the well-being and quality of life for […]

Flora CoanFlora Coan

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Health care consumerism: Hospital-at-home

Feb. 14, 2024 / By Flora Coan

The average length of stay, or ALOS, is the average number of days patients spend in an acute care hospital. The annual ALOS in the U.S. varies between 4.5 to […]

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Three questions with Megan Carr: Current federal efforts to address maternal health care equity

Feb. 5, 2024 / By Megan Carr, Courtney Howell-McAnelly

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Vice President of Regulatory and Payer Solutions Megan Carr to explore maternal health disparities and current U.S. approaches to addressing and […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2023

Dec. 6, 2023

As another year comes to a close, we reflect on the many issues, changes and challenges affecting health care. We’ve enjoyed sharing insights and points of view from our subject […]

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Taking action on health equity: Six levers of transformation for hospitals

Nov. 1, 2023 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

The landscape in health equity continues to evolve. There has been a lot of ground covered since the 2003 landmark Institute of Medicine report Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic […]

Michelle BbadoreMichelle Bbadore

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CMS updates SDoH infographic

Oct. 9, 2023 / By Michelle Badore

Following the latest social determinants of health (SDoH) rules released early August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released an updated infographic on the importance of data […]

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Identify health care quality with the SDoH screening tool

Sept. 27, 2023

One of the most important ways that identifying social determinants of health (SDoH) can improve health care is by improving access to care. Individuals who live in poverty, have low […]

Michelle BbadoreMichelle Bbadore

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Shoulder to shoulder with social determinants of health: Four policy/regulatory updates you may have missed

Aug. 2, 2023 / By Michelle Badore

Keeping current on the massive amount of change in the social determinants space requires tenacity.¬† There are new codes released constantly, new mandates to comply with and an increase in […]

Aimee WilcoxAimee Wilcox

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How reporting social determinants of health improves health outcomes

July 19, 2023 / By Aimee Wilcox

In 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law, which requires the provision of health care coverage to the most vulnerable population, including those who never had coverage […]

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Three questions with Megan Carr: Maternal health and other payer trends to watch out for this year

July 13, 2023 / By Megan Carr, Sara Brown

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Vice President of Regulatory and Payer Solutions Megan Carr to reflect on health care trends and how having access to data […]

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Exploring technology and the promise of AI in health equity – A HIMSS23 recap

May 3, 2023 / By Melissa Clarke, MD, Courtney Howell-McAnelly

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Chief Population Officer Dr. Melissa Clarke to talk about her recent experience at the 2023 HIMSS conference, including insight on health equity, […]

Yichen Zhang and Dawn WeimarYichen Zhang and Dawn Weimar

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Practical guidance for assessing equity and the impact of social determinants on health outcomes

May 1, 2023 / By Yichen Zhang, PhD, Dawn Weimar, RN

In 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new roadmap urging states to address equity and social determinants of health (SDoH) to improve outcomes. Many state […]