Technological Impacts to Determinants of Health

By Chris Henkenius, CEO of H4 Technology Healthcare is moving beyond physical, biological, behavioral, and environmental components to also address the social determinants of health, and technology is showing great promise to capturing and analyzing this data related to whole-person health. Healthcare providers generally point to five factors that determine the health of a population1: Biologic Behavioral Social Physical Access to Health Services Many behavioral determinants popular today are focused primarily on substance abuse.  1 in 8 emergency room visits has a primary diagnosis related Continue reading →