Using EHR and HIE Data to Identify Patients' Need for Services that Address the Social Determinants of Health (AMIA 2017)

Overview

Healthcare organizations need to deliver services that address patients’ social, contextual, and environmental needs. However, identifying patients in need is challenging. This study identified primary care patients with documented needs for 9 social determinants of health services using billing, appointments, and orders & notes from an EHR and HIE. 54% of patients needed services to address a social determinant of health. Identification of patients in need of services required searching multiple information sources.

Details

Type: 
Presentations (Oral or Poster)
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Authors: 
Vest JR, Grannis SJ, Williams JL, Haut DP, Menachami N
Date:
11/06/2017