Tracking social determinants of health can enable organizations to better plan and manage population health initiatives, says Renee Broadbent. But before that can happen, we need to understand these factors.
The idea of health systems and local governments collaborating to share ideas and resources makes a lot of sense – so why isn’t it happening? Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras talk about their efforts to boost care in Buffalo.
Sometimes it’s not the data providers can see that helps improve care delivery, but the data they can’t see, says ConcertoHealth CIO Sampath Narayanan, who talks about his team’s strategy.
While the healthcare market is always going to be fraught with some level of uncertainty, there are reasons to be optimistic, particularly in areas like precision medicine, says Jared Jeffery of KLAS.
Providing better care for high-risk patients can’t happen until those individuals are properly identified, which ConcertoHealth is able to do using an algorithm, says CIO Sampath Narayanan.