healthcare

The Gravity Project, a social determinants of health programs joins HL7 FHIR Accelerator Program

The Gravity Project, a social determinants of health and wellbeing program, is being rolled into the HL7 FHIR Accelerator Program.

Osteoporosis drugs may lower mortality rates

Osteoporosis is an age-related condition and it makes bones frailer and more prone to fractures. This condition is more common among women but it affects men too.

Sussex program aims at reducing hospital readmissions for COPD patients

The state of Delaware, Sussex County and its EMS paramedic program, and Beebe Healthcare are aiming to launch a pilot program in which paramedics will make house calls so that hospital readmissions can be reduced & enhance quality of life among COPD patients.

Legislation introduced to better address social determinants for Medicaid populations

The bipartisan coalition from the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new legislation to improve resources- including grant funding to better address social determinants of health (SDOH) for state Medicaid populations.

Health industry launches initiatives aimed at social determinants of health

American Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), is a trade group and it has unveiled an initiative to address social determinants of health and wellbeing.