Gravity Project Refreshes Strategic Goals and Transitions PMO – March 31, 2023
Seeherefor an announcement and update from the Gravity Project, including refreshed Strategic Goals, transition of the Program Management Office from EMI Advisors to Point-of-Care Partners (POCP), Technology Workstream Opportunity to Get Engaged with open public calls and upcoming Connectathons, and a reminder on the Gravity Project Pilots Affinity Group meeting series occurring the last Thursday each month.New Pilot Partnership:
The Gravity Project Pilots Workstream is pleased to work with our partners on this initiative to improve accessibility, knowledge, and capabilities for exchange of Gravity terminology standards with a focus on public health and health equity use cases. Please see here for an announcement of the Four New Pilot Sites.
Gravity HL7 FHIR IG STU2 Publication November 21, 2022
The Gravity Project Team is pleased to announce the formal STU2 publication of the HL7 FHIR SDOH Clinical Care Implementation Guide (IG) which can be found here.
CMS/HL7 Connectathon July 18-20, 2023
Join the Gravity Project in attending the CMS/HL7 FHIR Connectathon. Learn more and register here.
NIDDK RFA-DK-22-038: Pilot Interventions to Integrate Social Care and Medical Care to Improve Health Equity (R01—Clinical Trial Required), Letter of intent due Sep 19th
This NIDDK Funding Opportunity Announcement will support pilot and feasibility trials to test interventions that involve screening for and addressing adverse SDOH, also called social risks, during a health care visit. The overarching goal of this FOA is to develop pragmatic approaches that can be used in healthcare settings to reduce health disparities in diseases within the mission of NIDDK and achieve health equity, especially among individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups, rural populations, sexual and gender minority groups, and other socioeconomically disadvantaged and medically underserved communities. A letter of intent is due Sep 19. Learn more here.
2023 Roadmap coming soon
Join the Gravity Project!
The success of the Gravity Project depends on the contribution of volunteers who are eager to make rapid progress on the standardization of social determinants of health data. We need experts to contribute to and validate definitions for SDH related data elements and value sets. Participants are asked to join the project at any time either as a Committed Member or Other Interested Party as part of the HL7 Consensus Process. To join the project, sign up here.
- To check your project membership status, click here. If you wish to change your membership from Other Interested Party to Committed Member, please send an email request to Gravityproject@hl7.org.
- NOTE: Both member types can submit comments on project documentation. However, only Committed Members may vote on final documentation. If you would like to have voting rights, please change your membership status or join the project as a Committed Member.