Successful use of Health IT enabled Quality Improvement requires a strong organizational foundation. This includes understanding motivating factors as well as barriers, communicating the value of using Health IT to improve quality and outcomes, and building buy in and commitment throughout all levels of the organization. Resources in this section provide ideas and guidance on how to navigate this critical first step.

ICD-10 Z Codes for Social Determinants of Health

ICD-10 Z Codes for Social Determinants of Health

A quick reference guide, updated Dec. 2021

This resource describes ways standardized social determinant of health (SDoH) data can be used and provides a quick reference guide to which ICD-10 Z codes can help document social needs information, resulting in more standardized SDoH data. 


Intended AudienceProviders and Healthcare Leaders

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This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.

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Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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