AHE 2 - Leveraging a QCDR to Standardize Processes for Screening
Activity Weighting: Medium
Subcategory Name: Achieving Health Equity
Description: Participation in a QCDR, demonstrating performance of activities for use of standardized processes for screening for social determinants of health such as food security, employment and housing. Use of supporting tools that can be incorporated into the certified EHR technology is also suggested.
- QCDR for Standardizing Screening Processes - Participation in QCDR for standardizing screening processes for social determinants, e.g., regular feedback reports from QCDR showing screening practices for social determinants; and
- Integration of Tools into Certified EHR (suggested) - Integration of one or more of the following tools into practice as part of the EHR, e.g., http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/tools/index.htm showing regular referral to one or more of these tools