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Using PRAPARE to Collect SDOH Data

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Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

11:00 a.m. Pacific  |  12 noon Mountain  |  1:00 p.m. Central

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The Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) Hospital Quality Improvement Contract (HQIC) Offers an overview on how to use the protocol for responding to and assessing patients' assets, risks, and experiences (PRAPARE) assessment tool to collect and document data on the social determinants of health (SDOH).


  • Discover how PRAPARE enables hospitals to better understand patient complexity, address social risks, and demonstrate value. 
  • Identify workflows, tips, and strategies for effectively implementing PRAPARE. 
  • Explore examples of how PRAPARE has led to changes at the patient, organization, and community levels.


Nalani Tarrant, MPH, PMP, is the Deputy Director of Research projects at the NACHC, where she helps health centers build community-based and patient-centered research and data capacity. She focuses on helping health centers collect and use social determinants of health data to improve care delivery, inform policy, and accelerate community change by developing, testing, and implementing the standardized social determinants of health protocol known as PRAPARE. Previously, Ms. Tarrant was the Director of Quality Collaboratives, Data & Quality Measures at the American College of Emergency Physicians where she worked with physician leads on the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative supported by CMS.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science from Drew University, and a master of public health (MPH) in epidemiology from George Washington University. She also holds a Project Management Professional accreditation.

Sarah Halpin, MPH, is the Research Program Associate for NACHC, focusing on social determinants of health and health equity projects. In this role, Ms. Halpin supports health centers in developing strategies to assess and address social needs alongside community partners, and works to identify and elevate health centers working upstream to inform innovation and system transformation efforts. Passionate about the intersection of health and social justice, Ms. Halpin has previously conducted research on access to care, health literacy, and food insecurity in historically marginalized and underserved communities in the U.S. and abroad. She has a BA in anthropology & bioethics and an MPH with a concentration in health policy, law & ethics from the University of Virginia.