January 4, 2021
Four Predictions about Health Data Management in a Post-Pandemic World
Social determinants of health, virtual patient services, and AI are among the opportunities—and challenges—faced by HIM professionals.
August 26, 2020
Can Social Determinants of Health Meet Its Moment in a Pandemic?
Joe Nicholson, DO says that COVID-19 offers an opportunity for deep and widespread adoption of SDOH initiatives—not just as a response to the pandemic, but a viable pathway for closing long-standing disparities and inequities in our public health system.
Focus On: Social Determinants of Health
As the leading voice of health information, AHIMA believes that health information professionals bring a uniquely comprehensive view to using SDOH data.
July 13, 2020
Clinical Decision Support Helps Combat Racial Disparities in Healthcare
Early research has found ample evidence that COVID-19 has been disproportionately impacting communities of color. This disparity isn’t exactly a surprise to providers who have been studying the impact of social determinants of health (SDOH) for decades...
July 7, 2020
Analytic Forces for the Ever-Important SDOH Battle
While evidence of the impact of social risk factors on health outcomes, utilization, and costs is mounting, the efforts to capture and standardize these data is lacking.