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Population Health

Improving Health Outcomes Through Prevention

October 27th, 2016

To succeed, value-based models need to broaden their focus to include identifying the rising-risk population and proactively incorporating interventions to prevent exacerbations of unmanaged chronic conditions.

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Regulatory Frameworks for Community Health Workers Programs

September 14th, 2016

Health reforms in recent years have opened up the door to greater use of Community Health Workers (CHWs) due to their role in working with higher-risk populations.

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Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+): Transformational Physician Managed Care

June 6th, 2016

While primary care is the foundation for effective population health management, traditional reimbursement structures under fee-for-service (FFS) do not facilitate the delivery of high-quality primary care.

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A Taxonomy of Accountable Care Organizations: Different Approaches to Achieve the Triple Aim

June 16th, 2014

As providers begin to bear risk for defined populations, providers and payers have begun to change the way they deliver and pay for health care. Accountable care organizations (ACOs), in particular, have proliferated with the common goal to fulfill the triple aim of improved patient satisfaction, improved care and decreased health care costs. Though ACOs […]

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The Accountable Care Paradigm: More than Just Managed Care 2.0

June 24th, 2013

Accountable care organizations have become an emphasis in health policy circles, but some feel they represent the return of 1990s managed care.

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