Search Tag: social determinants of health

Executive Health Management

Uncovering Socioeconomic Health Factors

2019 07 Nov

Preventing a problem is always better than fixing it, especially when it comes to health. Yet, in the healthcare industry treating medical conditions still dominates their prevention. In part, this situation is rooted in patients’ data (un)availability, and particularly socioeconomic data. Clinicians often deal only with information regarding a... Read more

Cardiology Management

Shared Decision Making and Cardiovascular Care

2019 20 Jun

As the focus on patient-centred care increases, healthcare authorities are trying their best to establish progressive programmes and policies that encourage clinicians to integrate approaches that consider patient needs first. For example, US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have embedded policies in 2019 that offer incentives to healthcare providers... Read more