While evidence of the impact of social risk factors on health outcomes, utilization, and costs is mounting, the efforts to capture and standardize these data is lacking.
In a pandemic where patients are making decisions isolated from their families and advocates, healthcare professionals are looking at advance care planning documentation with new urgency.
The two main streams of data relied upon by the healthcare system—administrative and clinical—have developed on separate trajectories, use different technical standards, and are not yet easily integrated. Two federal…
HIM Professionals Take the Lead at COVID-19 Field Hospitals