The American Medical Association (AMA) has created a free online education module to educate medical students and physicians of SDOH and proper documentation. Medical coders, auditors, and clinical documentation specialists would benefit from this training, as well.What is Sdoh and why does it matter?
As defined by the World Health Organization (WHO), SDOH are “the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider set of forces and systems shaping the conditions of daily life, including economic policies and systems, development agendas, social norms, social policies, and political systems.”What is the AMA Ed hub's health disparities module?
The free online education module, “ Health Disparities: Social Determinants of Health,” is one of six modules the AMA Ed Hub recently released as part of the Health Systems Science Learning Series. The other topics are: health care delivery systems, patient safety, population health, quality improvement and systems thinking.What are the six common domains of SDOH?
There are six common domains of SDOH, shown in the chart below: 1 Economic stability 2 Neighborhood 3 Education 4 Food 5 Community/social support 6 Health care system