“Social Determinants” are fast becoming the new buzzword in population health. Recent findings have reiterated what many intuitively know. 60% of a patient’s total health is determined not by their clinical conditions but by other factors such as where they live, their household status, and their behaviors - collectively SDOH. source The following chart from the link above summarizes the social determinants by category: Health organizations including insurance plans and hospital systems don’t have great data on these factors.
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