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.
- 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
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.