Hospitals Want Readmissions Program to Account for Social Determinants

May 29, 2019

“We are still getting our arms around the best data to collect on social risk factors and the mechanism to collect it both for the purposes of improving quality measures and their accuracy and validity for use in patient care,” said Akin Demehin, director of policy at the American Hospital Association.

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The ability to afford prescribed medications is one of the issues patients face