Providers and payers need data to address social determinants of health effectively. But that data is often siloed, unstructured and difficult to use.
Technology can make it possible to collect and synthesize data from different sources and in different forms (structured and unstructured). Screening tools can be augmented with external data sets, such as the 12 Dimensions of the Social Environment, for which the CDC has created a directory.
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