Using Social Determinants Wisely

A SDoH Recap In May 2018 this blog (Social Risk Adjustment for Provider Quality Measures), reviewed how Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) (data on a person or household’s income, education, housing, environment, transportation etc.) can be used to adjust performance scores for practices that serve disadvantaged populations.

In October 2018, our follow-up (A New Idea for Financing Key Investments in Healthy Communities) reviewed a paper proposing a funding and implementation structure to involve all the healthcare stakeholders (including insurers, government agencies, and [...]

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