Chief Medical Officer, Innovaccer
Director, Analytics at Innovaccer Doctorate, Biological Engineering, MIT
Founding Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health
Senior Strategic Advisor, Health Transformation Alliance, former Geisinger Health System President and CEO
According to one study, clinical care accounts for only 20% of the health outcomes of patients, while health behaviors, social and economic factors, and physical environment combined to influence the remaining 80% of health outcomes. To drive better clinical and financial outcomes, healthcare organizations need to expand their lens to view social elements affecting their region.
This research paper expands on the implications of social determinants of health and discusses Innovaccer’s proprietary models for calculating the social vulnerability indices (SVI) score right up to the zip code level. The paper highlights the in-house research conducted by Innovaccer to get an in-depth understanding of the social determinants of health. The paper discusses the following points: