Incorporating Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health in Patient Care

Virtual Event

May 20, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Virtual Event
Member Cost: $
Non-Member Cost: $

Social and behavioral determinants of health have a significant impact on the overall health of a patient, knowing how to leverage this information is critical. This session will address how nurse informaticists can optimize systems to collect and use this information. Hosted by the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of social and behavioral determinants of health to patient care.
  • Provide on outline for incorporating social and behavioral determinants of health information into patient care and documentation.
  • Describe strategies for optimizing health IT systems to capture and use information about social and behavioral determinants of health of individuals.

Marisa Wilson, BS, CPHIMS, DNSc, FAAN, MHS, RN-BC
Associate Professor
University Of Alabama Birmingham

About the Speaker:
Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor, Specialty Track Coordinator for the MSN Nursing Informatics Program and Director of the Leadership Pathway at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. She is a core faculty member in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program teaching informatics for quality, safety, and the transformation of care. She is actively involved in the American Academy of Nursing, AMIA, and HIMSS and is a Board Member on the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.

Event Contact Information

Trisha Pongco, CAHIMS
Coordinator, Clinical Informatics