Prevalence of Social Screening in Healthcare Settings
SIREN Senior Research Associate Yuri Cartier, MPH, sits down with Kalpana Ramiah, DrPH, MSc, CPH, Vice President of Vice President of Innovation at America’s Essential Hospitals and Director of the Essential Hospitals to discuss SIREN’s recent review of surveys measuring the prevalence of social screening activity in different health care settings in the United States. Dr. Ramiah shares how the review’s findings can be used by essential hospitals, and what other considerations and challenges remain top of mind for her as we head into an era of increased policy incentives and requirements around social screening.
To read the SIREN social screening report and a bevy of related resources, visit the SCREEN Report webpage.
Quick links to references mentioned in this episode:
- The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) measures on social screening: PDF download
- Essential Hospitals Institute publications: