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Population Health Management

All of Us Are Impacted by These 3 Healthcare Startup Mistakes


The healthcare industry is ripe with opportunity. It’s a $3 trillion market whose customers mostly feel they pay too much for what they get. The growing linkage of provider reimbursement to cost and outcomes creates room for innovators whose product or service can lower cost or improve outcomes. This is…

Healthcare Culture is Slowing the Move Toward Population Health

Becker's Hospital Review

Progress toward the implementation of population health as a model for organizing healthcare delivery appears to have stalled in 2018. Unfortunately, that’s the key finding from Numerof’s fourth annual State of Population Health survey, which revealed that organizations are well behind where, two years ago, they thought they’d be – especially…

Population Health Adoption has Stalled, but Health Care is on the Brink of Change

Morning Consult

The writing is on the wall: Today’s health care system is antiquated and inefficient, and industry leaders can’t shy away from change. Alongside local, state and federal officials, consumers and business owners outside the health care sector are demanding answers — questioning outrageous hospital bills and prescription drug prices, plus wondering why they…

Six Keys to Focusing on Social Determinants with the Biggest Economic Impact


Historically, the incentives built into fee-for-service (FFS) payment models actually encouraged providers to ignore social determinants of health (SDH) that impact health outcomes. For example, providers were financially rewarded when “frequent flyers” were readmitted, and it was easy to rationalize such factors as “out of scope”. Ignoring vulnerable populations’ socioeconomic…