The SDOH Data Journey To Better Outcomes

In this informative video, Dr. Shannon Decker discusses the latest introduction of new social determinants of health (SDOH) codes by CMS related to education, literacy, housing, and economic circumstances.

Dr. Decker highlights the intriguing addition of codes related to upbringing, emphasizing the critical role of environment and epigenetics in individual health. Dr. Decker raises concerns about the safety of deeply personal data shared through these codes, such as experiences in abusive households, and calls for measures to protect this information.