The conditions in the environment under which people are born, grow, live, work, etc., are called social determinants of health. Social determinants of health (SDOH) are the non-medical factors that influence healthcare outcomes. Researchers suggest that SDOH are way more important in influencing populations' health compared to health care or lifestyle choices. Addressing Social determinants of health can be a critical factor for improving healthcare and reducing longstanding health inequities.
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As the medical industry begins to embrace the challenge of health equity, it needs to move beyond clinical differences between populations and assess the social determinants of health at play. Central to that will be strong SDOH assessment, the communication skills to foster trust with underserved patients, and building out focused and relevant social services. Join us to hear from industry leaders who are effectively screening for social determinants of health, identifying key areas of need that help them carve out community health services and close stark health inequities.
In his March HIMSS22 session entitled " Using Explainable AI to Mitigate SDOH Contributors to Risk," Dr. Jim Walton, president and CEO of Genesis Physicians Group, will describe how his organization, …
Experts will discuss the inseparable relationship between the social determinants of health and health outcomes. Industry leaders will provide challenges and successes, best practices, and strategies to effectively advance community health.
The goal of this event is to address the systemic inequities that prevent members of our communities from experiencing good health. Together, providers can develop effective strategies and innovative solutions, leveraging purchasing, hiring, and investing, to benefit the communities they serve.
Please join the HIMSS National Capital Area Chapter and some of the local organizations that have made an impact on social determinants of health conditions in the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. for this interactive webinar.
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