Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21)

From Emergency to Community: Implementing a Social Needs Assessment and Referral Infrastructure Using Health Information Technology


This research assessed the use of an electronic social needs screening tool integrated into the workflow of an emergency department setting that facilitated referrals for those in need, and found that although only a small subset of patients expressing need received referrals, the strategy showed promise to monitor population health post-discharge.

Grant Number
R21 HS026505
Principal Investigator(s)