June 1, 2017 | Written by: Watson Health
Categorized: Value-Based Care | Webinar
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A population health management framework is central to achieve the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s “triple aim” (improve the patient’s experience of care, improve overall health outcomes, and decrease the cost of care). Healthcare systems realized that they had to expand beyond their four walls to adequately address the health of individuals. The first step was in the creation of Clinically Integrated Networks (CINs), which integrate the care delivered in the community.
Now, we must expand our thinking of a “population” to everyone in a community or geographic region, not a defined patient panel or disease state. We must also redefine “health” beyond traditional clinical and medical care to include the organizations delivering health and health-related services across the community. Measuring risk and outcomes requires expanding the data used in population health from clinical outcomes and claims to include social and environmental determinants of health. New population health strategies are being developed by academic medical centers and public health institutions. Partnerships are forming to align stakeholders and organizations across the region to address the needs of a community as a whole to truly redefine population health.
Listen to this replay of the webinar “Redefining Population Health” to hear from Natalie Dawe, MPH, Program Manager of IBM Health Corps at IBM Corporate Citizenship, Jason Gilder, Ph.D., Senior Director of Analytics & Informatics at IBM Watson Health, Pam Maxson, Ph.D., Director of Operations at the Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement, and Marissa Mortiboy, MPH, Program Coordinator at the Durham County Department of Health.
During this presentation, the speakers cover:
- The Partnership for a Healthy Durham and creating a “culture of health”
- The work being done at the Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement
- IBM’s Health Corps engagement in Durham, including aligning cross-sector stakeholders and considering social determinants of health
Natalie Dawe, MPH, Program Manager of IBM Health Corps
IBM Corporate Citizenship
Pam Maxson, Ph.D., Director of Operations and Research
Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement
Marissa Mortiboy, MPH, Program Coordinator
Partnership for a Healthy Durham, Durham County Department of Health
Jason Gilder, Ph.D., Senior Director of Analytics & Informatics
IBM Watson Health