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Posts Tagged ‘Social Determinants of Health’

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Health Disparities: Addressing Care Beyond the Four Walls

Between the global COVID-19 pandemic and the political environment, the past two years have been full of challenges. Nevertheless, every challenge brings an opportunity. In the case of the healthcare industry, that opportunity is leveraging our understanding of SDOH and finally pairing it with DE&I efforts to reduce health disparities. What Do All These Letters […]

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The 3 Health Equity Trends Analysts and Industry Experts Are Saying You Need to Know About

Healthcare organizations play a key role in offering access to care, employing, and motivating skilled workers, and acting as social safety nets in their communities. They, along with life sciences organizations, serve on the front lines of addressing health equity. The industry is quickly moving toward more accountability and prioritization of DE&I initiatives. Many health […]

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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Intrinsic Bias in AI/ML Models in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations play a key role in offering access to care, motivating skilled workers, and acting as social safety nets in their communities. They, along with life sciences organizations, serve on the front lines of addressing health equity. With a decade of experience in data content and knowledge, specializing in document processing, AI solutions, and […]

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The Top 3 Challenges to Personalization in Healthcare

Personalization challenges often relate to data. Data drives the solutions needed to deliver personalized experiences, making your data practices and governance a critical piece of the puzzle. Unfortunately, more data doesn’t necessarily create more value. What’s more important than how much data you have is knowing when to leverage data (Gartner). Here are a few […]

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Recapping Our “Modernizing Patient Engagement” Roundtable Discussion

Perficient and IBM recently partnered with BWG Connect to conduct a survey of 100+ healthcare professionals exploring technology adoption in the post-pandemic environment. Experts from these organizations joined a roundtable discussion to review what is top of mind for healthcare organizations in 2022 based on the responses to this study. The panel was moderated by […]

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CMS’s New ACO REACH Model Prioritizes Health Equity… But What’s Missing?

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and health equity have gained considerable attention in the healthcare community over recent years. It’s easy to recognize that the health of a person is more than their diagnoses, lab results, and broken bones. Health encompasses life outside of the doctor’s office, too. In fact, significant research efforts, funding, and […]

Social Determinants of Health: Complete Data for Targeted Care

The realization that clinical care alone may not be enough to influence health outcomes has led to an increasing need to understand the impact of social and economic factor on one’s health. As healthcare organizations continue to implement technologies and strategies to bring targeted, value based care to their patients and communities, the demand to […]