Patient Engagement March 3, 2022
Sara Heath

Nemours Children’s Health has successfully built a social determinants of health screening process, but the system said it still has much to learn to affect change.

For Nemours Children’s Health, implementing social determinants of health screening hasn’t been a linear journey. Although there are key areas the East Coast health system deems a success, there are just as many things it says it has to learn.

“We’re still learning, and we definitely have a lot of opportunities to understand how to make this more robust or understand if we’re capturing most of the identified needs,” Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS, chief population health officer at Nemours, told PatientEngagementHIT in a phone interview.

Nemours has been aware of how social determinants of health...

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