Tag Archives: Social

How Mount Sinai is using AI to unlock social determinant data in the EHR

By now everyone knows how critical social determinants are to population health and chronic care management. But what’s not so obvious is how to make use of that valuable information, especially given most health systems’ reliance on structured electronic health record data for their analytics projects. Indeed, the challenge of documenting social data in the… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Compulsory Vaccinations And New York’s Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Community; Social Media Isn’t Doing Enough To Help Spread Truth About Measles

Opinion writers weigh in on the current measles outbreaks and the importance of vaccines. Bloomberg: Measles Outbreak: New York And Religious Law Agree On Vaccines A group of parents filed suit Monday against the New York City Department of Health to block an emergency order requiring measles vaccinations for everyone in four ZIP codes in… Read More »

Millennials' Odds for Depression Rise With Social Media Use

Print this page THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 — Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat, a new study reports. College students who meet the criteria for major depressive disorder tend to use social media more often and are more heavily addicted to social media, researchers found. They’re… Read More »