Public Release of IOM Report: “Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures in Electronic Health Records”
The IOM Committee on the Recommended Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures for Electronic Health records will release its Phase 2 report on November 13, 2014 at 11 AM EST. This committee was asked to recommend core measures of social and behavioral domains for inclusion in all EHRs. To provide better patient care, improve population health, and enable more informative research, standardized measures of key social and behavioral determinants need to be recorded in electronic health records and made available to appropriate professionals. This committee identified a parsimonious panel of measures that is comprehensive, interoperable, and efficient.
Nancy Adler, Ph.D., and William Stead, M.D., will be presenting the specific domains and recommended measures that should be included in all EHRs. They will explain the committee’s process in selecting these domains and their measures, and they will discuss the possible future implications of incorporating these social determinants of health into electronic…
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