Collecting Social Determinants Data with Communication, Data Sharing

Sanket ShahThought Leadership

Though the majority of the healthcare industry recognizes the impact social determinants have on overall health, collecting this data has proved challenging. Providers often feel that they don’t have the time or the resources to gather and capture this data, which can keep them from addressing the barriers that affect their patient populations.

Shah discusses what some organizations are advising to help obtain, aggregate, share and store this important data so it can help deliver a more comprehensive picture of patient health.

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Sanket Shah, MSHI is a senior director at BHI He has over a decade of progressive experience as an executor with a history of scaling and driving brand positioning of complex analytic solutions in growth-oriented environments, mature, and emerging verticals. In addition to his role with BHI, he serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago with graduate courses focused on healthcare data, knowledge management, consumer informatics, and business intelligence.