Population Health Management: Reducing Risk and Spend Across the Care Continuum - Healthcare's value-based purchasing increasingly favors a population-centric approach to health management, identifying risk across the care continuum. To control costs, healthcare organizations and employers are turning to population health management (PHM), defined as the management of integration and outcome measurements of any program affecting the health and productivity of a specific population or group.
Although managing patient populations can be challenging, organizations with population health management (PHM) programs have seen many positive impacts on population metrics. For example, Kaiser Permanente is able to manage the health of its population proactively by maximizing patient touchpoints, modifying workflows and creating a safety net for high-risk conditions. #PHM #infographic
Dual Eligibles - Learn more about this important topic in healthcare. There are about 9 million individuals in the United States eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. Care coordination of these dual eligibles has been identified by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as one of the top 10 healthcare priorities for 2013.
Improving Population Health Using Big Data: Methods for Data Management and Epidemiological Analysis (Hardcover)