This time last year we discussedsuch as transportation, affordable housing, and nutritious food accessibility. Each of these have a direct impact both on patient health and healthcare spending.
Payer investments in community-based initiatives have shown encouraging results in improving the quality and experience of their beneficiaries. However, it still remains an industry challenge to identify and tackle these issues in a standardized and coordinated manner.
There are four key phases in implementing any successful program for tackling Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) – collecting data, analyzing data, taking actions, and assessing impact. Let’s discuss the two which are critical for creating successful community engagement programs:
One can collect SDoH data either directly (using risk based tools like the ones that the Read More »does) or indirectly (analyzing credit reports, criminal history, etc…