Do you know the barriers to a healthy lifestyle for your population?
Capturing the right data can lead to improved outcomes. People with a low socioeconomic status (SES) have significantly different health quality of life than people with high SES. There are several social determinants of health that should be tracked, such as:
- Economic stability
- Physical environment
Even data as simple as ZIP code can be critical, as it's one of the clearest determinants of health. Claims data gives you insight into an individual's health history, but electronic health records give you current information on the status of members of your population's health.
Download part III of our guide to learn more about how to incorporate multiple data points into your population health strategy.