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Podcast Episode Transcript: Social determinants of health: The whole person model of care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello. This is the 3M Inside Angle Podcast, and I’m your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Dr. Melissa Clarke. Dr. Clarke has worked on population health […]

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SDOH, ICD-10, and avoiding the M-word

May 6, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

In my last blog, I recommended checking out excerpts from the March ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance meeting. Those excerpts were written proposals for ICD-10 codes describing SDOH (social determinants of […]

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How should we capture social determinants of health as coded data? CDC invites public comment on ICD-10 codes for SDOH

April 8, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

I’ve got a two-part (maybe three-part) homework assignment for you: Read a pair of proposals for new ICD-10 codes, presented at the March C&M meeting. They are each two pages […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Social determinants: Changing our view of the patient

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast from 3M Health Information Systems. This is Dr. Gordon Moore and today, I’m talking with David Buck and Kallol Mahata from […]

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From Calcutta to Houston: Technology-driven care coordination for social determinants of health

September 19, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

That’s the tagline for the Patient Care Intervention Center (PCIC), a nonprofit working with people living on the streets in and around Houston, Texas. It started with family medicine physician […]

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Social determinants of health and natural language processing

August 6, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Healthcare delivery is under extreme pressure to improve costs and outcomes. One reliable pathway is by improving efficiency. One aspect of efficiency is to better match interventions to people most […]

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Hospitals and health systems address impact of social determinants and other non-medical factors

December 13, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]

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What has the biggest impact on our health?

November 29, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

Last month, I wrote about my experience with The Texas Medical Center and the loss of my mother. One reader questioned whether the healthcare system is working (as I maintained […]

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Social determinants of health: Why such a hot topic?

September 25, 2017 / By Gretchen Mills

I’ve been following many recent articles about the increased interest in social determinants of health. This topic caught my attention a few years ago when I came across the pioneering […]

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Can predictive models identify risks arising from social determinants of health (SDH)?

August 25, 2017 / By Herb Fillmore

Strong predictive models will surface the key person, place, and system factors in play for individuals and for populations. These models incorporate environmental as well as personal health status variables […]

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The impact of non-medical determinants of health on hospital readmission rates

January 13, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The Missouri Hospital Association’s exploration of the impact of poverty on readmission rates leads them to suggest, “Before Penalizing Hospitals, Account for the Social Determinants of Health.”[1] Here’s an example: […]