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Basics of a Population Health Strategy

Broadly defined as the health outcome of specific groups of people, population health management is making significant strides due to the various integrated delivery systems which include hospital-based readmission prevention programs, patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations.

Increasingly being used to target high risk populations, the population health management approach exhibits a significant overlap with existing care management programs.

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Benefits of Population Health Management

Although one of the often used terms in the healthcare industry; population health management is also one of the least understood.  The industry uses the term to cover everything from big data analytics projects to basic team-based care initiatives.  However, in order to implement the Triple Aim, healthcare organizations and professionals need to know and understand population health management.

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Key differences between Population Health and Public Health

Population health and public health are amongst the most popular buzzwords in the healthcare delivery sector today.  Although both the terms appear to sound and mean the same, they are definitely two different concepts in both their meaning and application.

Population health and public health equally value the community’s well being.  The primary task for both is examining health trends and evaluating causes of health conditions in the community. 

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