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Recap: Re-Imagining SDoH Innovation in the Wake of COVID-19

Blue KC and Healthify discuss how innovations in SDoH will evolve in the wake of COVID-19

After weeks of shelter-in-place mandates, states are beginning to open back up. However, the impacts stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic are here to stay for the foreseeable future. Local food pantries and social services are already noticing an increase in service demands. As the unemployment rate rises, we can only expect an increased demand for social support networks. With many CBOs already strapped for funding and facing limited capacity, addressing social determinants of health (SDoH) will be a continued challenge.

Topics: social determinants of health webinar COVID-19

Understanding the Challenges of Coordinating Care Around Social Needs

Challenges healthcare organizations must face to develop strategies to achieve success in a value-based world

In recent years, we have seen significant shifts in the way we manage health in the U.S. As reimbursement models transition away from fee-for-service to value-based, there has been an increased focus on innovative models of care that integrate non-medical health factors such as food, housing, and transportation. These factors are often referred to as the social determinants of health (SDoH) and can account for up to 60% of our health. According to a 2017 report by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, 88% of hospitals are now screening for social needs. Also, the most recent Change Healthcare Annual Industry Pulse Report reveals that more than 80% of payers are already taking steps to promote value-based healthcare by addressing the social needs of their members.

Topics: webinar care coordination

Webinar Announcement: Analytic Strategies to Keep up with Modern Healthcare

Save the date for Healthify and Looker to present on "Analytic Strategies to Keep up with Modern Healthcare" through HealthIT Analytics.

Topics: Healthify webinar