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How primary care physicians can embrace population health

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new payment model, called the Quality Payment Program, issues a powerful challenge to primary care physicians: Improve the quality of care and save money, by focusing on population health. 357 more words

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The top 5 conditions affecting communities, according to new BCBSA tool

http://www.healthcaredive.com/news/blue-cross-blue-shield-health-index/431194/

Mapping technologies and population health make a beautiful pairing. Using geographical data can assist care delivery strategies as tech tools such as GIS can track and trend health data for a community overtime. 201 more words

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Educating our local health professionals

The Population Health Team has delivered a number of events in the last two months, in partnership with the CPD Team. 182 more words

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Sustainability requires shared understanding and responsibility

Sustainability of health programs requires stakeholder at all levels to share the different meanings of sustainability and the responsibility for it, a paper recently published on… 389 more words

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US Healthcare Diagram -- results are what count

The U.S. healthcare system is going to change or at least be updated in the coming years.  So, when congress tinkers with the system what might be good changes and what might be bad changes?   1,184 more words

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Health Financing, Universal Pharmacare & Getting Value for $$$ Spent in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung

There are a lot of appealing things about Canada. Four distinct seasons, a wealth of natural resources, ruggedly beautiful landscapes and a welcoming people. 1,330 more words

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Accountable Care, Population Health and the Social Determinants of Health

by Fred Goldstein, M.S.

Recently I took part in the Florida Trail Association (FTA) Annual Conference. The FTA develops, maintains, protects, and promotes a network of hiking trails throughout the state, including the unique Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST). 975 more words

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