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Population Health Management

The emergence of new health information technology and a rise in healthcare analytics provide opportunity for insights. Health information management, including population management, uses patient data to drive change. What additional steps can your organization take to manage population health?

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Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 2

A public health expert discusses the scientific, technological, and financial foundations we need to modernize the social services infrastructure and address social determinants of health.

Karen DeSalvo - public health population health social determinants of health expert social services infrastructure

Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 1

The expense of the U.S. health care system is so misaligned from what we need as a country — a healthier population. A public health expert discusses how we can move toward a model that addresses social determinants of health and promotes well-being while still growing our economy.

Framework for Comprehensive Community Wellness

Leadership

A Vision for Upending the Siloed Status Quo

A five-point plan unveils ways that leaders of health care and public health organizations can take action to enhance community wellness.

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New Marketplace

Big Data on Social Determinants: Improved Health and Unaddressed Privacy Concerns

The use of psychographic data by health systems and health plans could provoke a backlash if not done with patient consent.

Opioid Prescriptions Strength Conversion Table

Care Redesign

Tackling the Opioid Crisis with Clear Prescription Guidelines, Accurate Monitoring, and Provider Education

How a large physician organization reduced the amount of opioids prescribed per patient while increasing referrals for pain management consultation.

Effect of Value-Based Payment Programs on Providers That Serve the Poor

New Marketplace

Financial Incentives and Vulnerable Populations — Will Alternative Payment Models Help or Hurt?

Understanding APMs’ potential consequences for vulnerable populations is critical if we wish to maximize benefits and reduce harms.

HaH-Plus Program Reduces Patient Days Spent in Health Care Facilities in Final 180 Days of Life

Care Redesign

Hospital at Home–Plus Reduces Days Spent in Hospitals and Other Inpatient Facilities

Patients enrolled in Mount Sinai Health System’s HaH-Plus program spend about one-third as many days in health care facilities as inpatients in the last 180 days of life.

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health - Healthy Communities Shared Nomenclature Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Depolarizing the Social Determinants of Health

How do we align on a shared set of nomenclature and articulate a broad coalition around what health actually means?

Do the Math - Improving Health Literacy - Russell Rothman Talk Still

Care Redesign

Do the Math: Improving Health Literacy

Health literacy isn’t just about whether a person can read.

Why We Became Doctors—and How That Changed to Mental Health Care - Panel Clip Still

Care Redesign

Why We Became Doctors—and How That Changed

These specialists in mental health care collaboration, addiction, and chronic pain didn’t start out that way. But they saw huge gaps in care for patients who needed these services and decided to do something about it.

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