population health

Four data analytics areas that promote cost savingsAnalytics is an integral component of healthcare no matter what Congress decides, according to one expert. Here are 4 areas of data analytics that health plans can develop that will promote future cost savings.
Pop health dashboard gives U.S. cities access to key data An initiative that aims to expand the use of population health strategies has received funding to be used in 500 U.S. cities.
PCMHs thrive with use of pop health technologyBy using a patient-centered, physician-led model of care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan lowers recidivism and healthcare costs.
Population health expert highlights medicine’s 'third pillar'Professor in the School for the Science of Health Care Delivery Natalia Wilson, MD, MPH, discusses teaching population health to the next-generation of physicians, and how it will transform care.
Views split on population health benefitsViews on the importance of population health differ depending on how you interact with patients, says the NEJM Care Redesign survey.
How population, community health goals overlapA new study found that distinguishing between population health and community health strategies can help health organizations define clear goals and earmark the right resources to accomplish them.
Longer-term bundled payments prove beneficialA new study finds that expanding the way bundled payments are utilized could make a positive impact for patients and on costs.
How to prepare for population healthHere’s how to overcome the hurdles that hinder your population health strategies.
Opinion: Top 2 takeaways from UBS Global Healthcare ConferenceThe conference raised important points about unregulated growth opportunities and new pharmacy arena players.
Use population health to fight substance abuse: Tips for MCOsFind out how the American College of Physicians says population health data can decrease opioid addiction and abuse.