Applying Big Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health in Oncology: Proceedings of a Workshop

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held the workshop Applying Big Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health in Oncology on October 28–29, 2019, in Washington, DC. This workshop examined social determinants of health (SDOH) in the context of cancer, and considered opportunities to effectively leverage big data to improve health equity and reduce disparities. The workshop featured presentations and discussion by experts in technology, oncology, and SDOH, as well as representatives from government, industry, academia, and health care systems. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Applying Big Data to Address the Social Determinants of Health in Oncology: Proceedings of a Workshop. 2020. Washington, D.C.: The National Academies Press. Available online.

Publication Year: 
2020
Resource Type: 
Issue Briefs & Reports
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