Members in Action: SDOH data drives efforts to reduce breast cancer disparities

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Members in Action: SDOH data drives efforts to reduce breast cancer disparities
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Nov 25, 2020

Parkland Hospital & Health System uses social determinants of health data to guide its efforts to reduce incidents of breast cancer in women who are economically vulnerable and experience challenges accessing care. For example, data from its electronic medical records and community health needs assessments led the Dallas-based health system to revamp its outreach campaigns to target six ZIP codes where patients with the most need live. Parkland also provides information to case managers and clinicians on which patients may need food pantry vouchers, housing referrals or transportation assistance to supplement clinical and pharmacological interventions. Read more in this AHA case study.

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Members in Action: SDOH data drives efforts to reduce breast cancer disparities
tjordan_drupal
Nov 25, 2020

Parkland Hospital & Health System uses social determinants of health data to guide its efforts to reduce incidents of breast cancer in women who are economically vulnerable and experience challenges accessing care. For example, data from its electronic medical records and community health needs assessments led the Dallas-based health system to revamp its outreach campaigns to target six ZIP codes where patients with the most need live. Parkland also provides information to case managers and clinicians on which patients may need food pantry vouchers, housing referrals or transportation assistance to supplement clinical and pharmacological interventions. Read more in this AHA case study.

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