Social determinants of health (SDoH) are the conditions in the places where people live, learn, work, and play – and they affect a wide range of health outcomes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Health economist and trend weaver Jane Sarasohn-Kahn shares insights on how COVID-19 (coronavirus) is impacting Americans’ behavior and spending – and the implications for health systems and plans.
As the healthcare industry shifts to a value-based reimbursement model, healthcare organizations are focusing their attention not just on making patients better—but preventing them from getting sick in the first place. Gaining a better understanding of the social issues that affect a person’s health is one of the first steps in doing so.
Liberation is more than just a philosophy—it’s also about taking action. That’s why this year’s Liberation 2019 was such an exciting event for those eager to identify and actualize strategies for transforming care in the real world. One session where these ideas emerged was led by Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, health economist, author and trend-weaver.
Non-optimized medication regimens cost 275,000 lives and $528 billion every year. The Get the Medications Right Institute (GTMRx) is issuing a call to action and convening a panel of healthcare policy leaders this February to address the problem.
High-risk populations often have complicated chronic diseases and behavioral health conditions, and social issues such as employment, food insecurity, lack of transportation and education can have a negative impact on health. What can the healthcare industry do to get to the root causes of these issues?
How Brenton McKinney, Medecision’s Vice President of Security, is guiding the company toward the highest possible cybersecurity standards
In October 2019, Medecision acquired health delivery system transformation pioneer GSI Health. GSI Health has been an innovator in driving change in the industry since 2003. The GSI Health population health platform, HealthCoordinator, will become part of Medecision’s Aerial solution.
Public trust in healthcare institutions is ranked as one of the nation’s lowest sectors, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer. We explore how health systems and hospitals can work to build trust in their organization.
What new health IT requirements mean for you — and for consumers.