July 28, 2021
A new white paper from AHIMA outlines the data governance strategies underlying successful social determinants of health programs. Data governance principles—established by the HIM team—can be leveraged to improve the capture, management, and use of these unique data sets.
February 8, 2021
Lauren Riplinger, AHIMA's vice president of advocacy, public policy, and government affairs, recently sat down with three members of the workgroup that developed AHIMA's new policy statement on social determinants of health (SDOH).
January 12, 2021
The CMS issued guidance last week to state health officials aimed at increasing adoption of strategies that address social determinants of health (SDOH) in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
January 4, 2021
Social determinants of health, virtual patient services, and AI are among the opportunities—and challenges—faced by HIM professionals.
August 26, 2020
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.
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AHIMA has launched an on-demand webinar that focuses on the value and challenges of collecting and using SDOH data
July 13, 2020
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
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.