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Tag: Population Health Management

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Tips for starting a population health management system

Nov. 1, 2021 / By Felisha Bochantin

Population health is central for health care providers and payers striving to improve quality of care and lower costs. Population health is defined as “the health outcomes of a group […]

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A Stratified Population – New book on population health management

June 25, 2020 / By Alessandra Di Maio

Having the right information is key in population health decision making. Finding the appropriate granularity within a health dataset and generating comprehensive forecasts to determine the clinical needs of a […]

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Moving from “the data is wrong” to “all data is flawed but still useful”

April 12, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Value-based purchasing and population health management are supposed to change aspects of the relationship between insurers (health plans) and providers (accountable care organizations, health systems, etc).  New contracts are supposed […]

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Toward a more comprehensive understanding of people and populations: New tools and approaches

Feb. 15, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With HIMSS17 around the corner, I’ve been thinking about advances in technology and data and the history of silos and systems in healthcare delivery. Optimizing a part of a complex […]

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First steps in population health management: Setting up a population health management team

Aug. 3, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Let’s assume you’re about to sign a contract to manage a population of several thousand. The goal of the contract is to improve care delivery, improve outcomes and reduce the […]

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The value of measuring complex outcomes

Feb. 1, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Improving the rate of mammography or colorectal cancer screening for appropriate individuals is a good thing. I suspect that my experience in practice was similar to others: Our group would […]

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Lifestyle improvement: An untapped resource in population health

Dec. 4, 2015 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The recent report describing a decline in new cases of diabetes is good news. An article about it in The New York Times does a nice job describing the lifestyle […]

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Social Determinants of Health- Are They Still Relevant?

Aug. 17, 2015 / By Steve Delaronde

What is the impact of the social determinants of health, such as income, education and occupation, as U.S. health care moves from volume to value-based care with a focus on […]

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Population Health Management and the Annual Physical Exam

May 4, 2015 / By Steve Delaronde

Population Health Management (PHM) is the application of specific interventions and approaches within a healthcare delivery system designed to improve and maintain the health of a population. PHM strategies should […]