Moderated by Precision’s Ross Maclean, join our distinguished panel of experts as they provide key insights on why social determinants of health (SDOH) are critical factors to inform today’s treatment planning, care delivery, health policy, health outcomes and value.

This webinar will explore how social determinants of health (SDOH) have re-emerged as a critical factor that inform treatment planning, care delivery, health policy, health outcomes and value. Leading experts on the topic will provide key insights on the following:

  • Katharine Batt (hematologist oncologist) will discuss the implications of SDOH on a practicing physician
  • Suepattra May-Slater (principal scientist and medical anthropologist) and Joanna MacEwan (respected economist) will discuss how SDOH enhances understanding of the uptake of interventions, and accordingly inform value demonstration for innovative medicines, including approaches to primary data collection
  • Dennis Scanlon (distinguished professor of health policy) will share the latest research on how SDOH are conceptualized by the academic community and assessed in routine practice settings
  • Neil Weissman (President, Medstar Health Research Institute) will describe how large integrated provider networks approach SDOH in care planning, including how SDOH assessment is embedded in electronic health record data

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the complexity in assessing SDOH in research and routine practice settings
  • Identify the limitations of assessing SDOH using existing, available claims, and other data for research
  • Understand the latest approaches to capturing SDOH and linking such data to other health records
  • Recognize the importance of SDOH as a determinant of value in biomedical innovation

The discussion will be followed by a live Q&A.

Katharine Batt, MD, MSc
Practicing Hematologist Oncologist
Suepattra May-Slater, PhD, MPH
Principal Scientist and Medical Anthropologist, PRECISIONheor
Joanna MacEwan, PhD 
Senior Director and Economist, PRECISIONheor
Dennis Scanlon, PhD 
Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Administration  Director for the Center for Health Care and Policy Research, Penn State University
Neil Weissman, MD, FACC, FAS
Chief Scientific Officer, MedStar Health
President Medstar Health Research Institute
Ross Maclean, MD (Moderator) 
Executive Vice President, Head of Medical Affairs,
PRECISIONheor and Precision Value & Health  

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