Achieving Health Equity
Participation in a QCDR, demonstrating performance of activities for use of standardized processes for screening for social determinants of health such as food security, employment and housing. Use of supporting tools that can be incorporated into the certified EHR technology is also suggested.
Participation in a QCDR and demonstrated performance of activities for use of standardized processes for screening for social determinants of health including use of supporting tools into certified EHR technology
1) QCDR for Standardizing Screening Processes - Participation in QCDR for standardizing screening processes for social determinants, e.g., regular feedback reports from QCDR showing screening practices for social determinants; and
2) Integration of Tools into Certified EHR (suggested) - Integration of one or more of the following tools into practice as part of the EHR, e.g., http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants /tools/index.htm showing regular referral to one or more of these tools