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Latest Blog Posts in 2021

ICD-10 ‘Z Codes’: A Standardized Approach to SDoH Data

This helpful one-pager from HITEQ compiles ICD-10 'Z-codes' that match questions in common essential needs screening tools. Using a standardized dataset within EHRs can help to advance health systems' goals in addressing social determinants of health.

Integrating Social Health Data to Improve Care Delivery

By treating social health data reporting with the same rigor as other key health outcomes, Denver-based MCPN has demonstrated inspiring succes in connecting patients to essential resources — as well as positive impacts at the practice level. The case study is full of insights on SDoH data collection in EHRs, building and supporting care teams, and quantitative and qualitative reporting.