Tag Archives: population health

The Journey to Value-Based Healthcare Starts With Population Health

By Fred Goldstein, MS, Gregg Masters, MPH and Alexandria Skoufalos, EdD This week we are thrilled to have special guest hosts who have put together an amazing blog for the #hcldr community. We want to thank Fred Goldstein, MS, Gregg Masters, MPH, Alexandria Skoufalos, Ed, and David B. Nash, MD, MBA for bringing this to […]

Toward Population Health: Rethinking the Mission of Health Systems

Blog post by Brian Castrucci @BrianCCastrucci There are simply far too many people dying too soon from illness that we know how to prevent.  We have long turned to medical care as a savior to improve our health, but the medical model, which was so effective in ameliorating acute disease, is, by itself, incapable of […]

Population Health

Blog post by Fred Goldstein MS, Alexis Skoufalos EdD, Gregg Masters MPH Ah, Population Health…it’s everywhere! Hospitals, health plans, clinics, IT companies, care management companies – is there any sector where people are not talking about it? But is Population Health for real?  Or will it go down as just another fad that cycles around […]

Better Positioning for Health & Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung. This week I will be attending the AHA’s Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development annual conference (#SHSMD17) being held in Orlando FL from September 24th to the 27th. This 4 day event attracts 1,800+ attendees who are involved with marketing at hospitals and healthcare organizations. This year’s sessions cover […]

Who will keep us healthy?

Blog by Colin Hung During HIMSS17 I had the opportunity to participate in a televised debate with my friend Mandi Bishop @MandBPro. I recently wrote a prologue/recap of that debate for HIMSS Media. You can read the piece and view the debate here. I thought it would be fun to extend this discussion to the […]

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. But perhaps one of the most unique aspects of Canada (at least for our American friends), is our universal healthcare system that is funded with public […]

Moving Toward a System of Health…Together

Blog post by Brian Castrucci Brian Castrucci is the Chief Program and Strategy Officer at the de Beaumont Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Brian spent a decade working in state and local health departments. Brian is pursuing his doctorate in public health leadership at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School […]

Population Health: Our Lives, Our Data

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction On July 16th 2015 I had the pleasure of being on a panel discussing Population Health Management with eloquent, smart colleagues: Dan Munro (@danmunro) Janice McCallum (@janicemccallum), Deryk Van Brunt (@HCI_Solutions) and Justin Lanning (@LanningHlthcare). It was a fascinating wide ranging discussion covering the definition of population health, […]

Population Health – That Means Us

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Population Health: ACA and ACOs Population health has become the lynchpin of healthcare delivery in the United States, especially since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in March 2010. (This law was passed due to the unsustainable costs of US health care coupled with less than stellar […]