Population health management lies at the core of the PCMH model. It requires practices to regard patients as individuals and as members of a population. Doing so allows a practice to identify the pressing and pending health needs of its patient population, and determine how best to prevent or meet those needs. Population health management involves a proactive, team-based approach to care that focuses on prevention, early intervention, and close partnerships with patients to tightly manage chronic conditions.
Population health management enables a practice to more easily:
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Amy Mullins, MD, demonstrates the importance of effective population health management in the evolving health care environment using the PCMH Planner.
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The Patient-Centered Medical Home
Intermediate PCMH Concepts
Population Health Management