ACOs and the Challenge of Addressing Social Determinants of Health

As CMS moves towards making health equity a key aspect of value-based care, accountable care organizations (ACOs) are being called upon to play a crucial role in addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH) and ensuring equitable care for all patients. However, this is easier said than done, and many organizations need help to effectively… Continue reading ACOs and the Challenge of Addressing Social Determinants of Health

The rise of healthcare spatial analytics

Location data is healthcare data. The most significant, underutilized factor directly affecting human health is environmental in all its forms: how people live, work, grow, and play. Many public and commercial entities have rightly integrated awareness of social factors with respect to population health, but it’s not a complete data picture, nor is it a forward vision.