Social determinants of health (SDOH) have always been important for understanding why some populations are more susceptible to increased rates of chronic conditions, reduced healthcare access, and shorter lifespans. This is especially true amid COVID-19.

To successfully address and respond to the pandemic, NextGate’s CEO Andy Aroditis says healthcare providers will need to take a proactive role in identifying which of their patients may be at enhanced risk of contracting the virus and experiencing worse outcomes from the disease.

Read more in his article for HIT Outcomes.