How AI and Machine Learning Can Help Predict SDOH Needs


In his upcoming HIMSS22 session, Dr. Jim Walton, president and CEO of Genesis Physicians Group, will give an in-depth look at his work with predictive machine learning and social determinants of health.

Social determinants of health are major contributors to health inequity and rising healthcare costs in vulnerable populations such as Medicaid beneficiaries.

Healthcare innovators are building proactive care management programs to mitigate SDOH risk by connecting high-risk members with community-based organizations to arrange food delivery, transportation to appointments, emergency housing and other services.

With limited care-management resources available, organizations are turning to artificial intelligence to accurately identify high-risk members with addressable SDOH and efficiently target interventions.

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