As 2022 comes to a close and prepare to look to the opportunity and challenges ahead in 2023, we'd like to take a look back at some of the topics that most interested our readers the past twelve months. This recap might surface an article or two previously missed, giving readers new perspectives and information to consider.
Our 13 most-read insights articles of 2022
Centuries of racism in the United States have altered migration patterns and impacted access to resources, including healthcare. One component of health equity is accessible proximity to hospitals.
Reflections on the current challenges healthcare leaders face and discuss new approaches to produce better health outcomes.
As with many other chronic illnesses, systemic inequalities leave some population groups at substantially higher risk for diabetes. A disproportionate number of those afflicted live in historically disinvested communities.
The roots of kidney disease, coupled with widespread disparities in diagnosis and treatment, underscore the broader challenges of addressing entrenched health inequities.
Accessing behavioral healthcare can be especially difficult for people from historically marginalized groups. Long-standing economic and healthcare disparities, combined with a cultural stigma, often impose significant barriers to Black mental health care.
Today, innovative new models are taking shape to continue the path toward a value-based system. CMS wants to tie 100% of reimbursements to value-based contracts by 2025.
Not only do certain social factors hurt ethnic and racial subpopulations in America, but SDoH research shows that Americans 65 years old and older of all races and ethnicities have experienced disparities in the quality of healthcare they receive.
There are two types of quality measures: those that are regulatory-driven – required or incentivized by the Federal government – and measures recommended from healthcare organizations and programs, including federal departments and other non-profits, think tanks and research entities.
SDoH Data Sources: The Keys To Unlocking Better Population Health Management Starts With Better Data
Individual data, neighborhood-level data, and a combination can be used to identify the best healthcare intervention strategies for high-risk populations.
Without reliable and timely SDoH data and analytics, social needs and inequities are hard to identify and address. Plus, no single data source provides well-grounded information to guide health equity improvement initiatives.
CMS CAHPS scores to calculate a star rating for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. This system allows consumers to compare health plans on a range of metrics for quality, performance, network benefits, costs, and patient experience.
As commercial healthcare payers and providers endeavor to improve care and lower costs, they must consider an increasing number of technologies, services, and methods. Many claim the ability to accelerate the shift to value-based care.
From the prevalence of primary care providers to the food available, where we live influences our health. Numerous researchers have examined persistent health inequities present within a state, county, or ZIP code.
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