HIEs uniquely positioned to advance social determinants of health efforts

Healthcare information exchanges could provide the missing link between providers, payers and community-based organizations working to address social determinants of health. Efforts in Nebraska and Ohio show the ways in which HIEs could advance care coordination and interoperability.

AMA Innovations, Onyx to develop tool linking providers, social services

The solution will connect providers with social services organizations, enabling the secure exchange of messages, referrals and personal health information. The FHIR-based technology can help providers factor in social determinants of health when caring for their patients.