social determinants of health (SDOH)
Clinical CareHealth Systems Start Gaining Accreditation for Health Equity Work
National Committee for Quality Assurance health equity accreditation features six standards such as organizational readiness and availability of language services.
PayerPapa Grows Partnerships With Resource-Strapped Payers
From less loneliness and ED utilization to more screening and CMS equity alignment, "we've got the data to show it,"...
InnovationContributed Content: Left Stranded: Millions in Healthcare Deserts Battle for Access to Life-Saving Services
Nashville General Hospital CEO Joseph Webb, DSc, FACHE, explains how health systems are addressing care gaps in the country's most...
InnovationLA Health Plan Launches Program to Improve Healthcare for the Homeless
The health plan is issuing more than $4 million in grants to nine organizations through an innovative program to improve...
InnovationNIH Launches Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence Program
12 healthcare organizations across the country will create a network to develop and test new programs aimed at tackling the...
InnovationFederal Project Aims to Use Virtual Care to Address Health Inequity
UNC-Chapel Hill will use a five-year, $3.73 million NIH grant to establish the Center for Virtual Care Value and Equity...
Revenue CycleGetting The Most From Your SDOH Data Capture
Leaders need to make sure their revenue cycle teams have a sequence of importance for SDOH codes to uphold the...
PayerLow- Moderate-Income Insured Older Adults Struggle with Medical Bills
Nearly half of respondents ages 50-64 with mounting medical expenses report taking on credit card debt to pay bills.
MarketingSeeking Medicare Coverage for Weight Loss Drugs, Pharma Giant Courts Black Influencers
The drugmaker started an educational campaign that obesity is a chronic disease and should be treated like other ailments.
Revenue CycleCMS Ups Reimbursement for Certain SDOH Codes
Hospitals will be seeing a payment bump for cases that report homelessness.
NursingUniversity of Pittsburgh Nursing School Creates Tools and Learning for LGBTQIA+ Healthcare
'Inclusivity is about making people feel comfortable to say who they are, being who they are.'
TechnologyONC: Hospitals Need to Put SDOH Data to Use
An ONC data brief finds that most hospitals are collecting data on social determinants of health, and many are using...