Monthly Archives: February 2014

Understanding Population Health Management-Part 2

By Anne Mitchell (Anne.Mitchell@amerinet-gpo.com), Senior Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Intalere  In last week’s post, we reviewed risk stratification and technology platforms. In this post, we’ll cover patient involvement and look at some best practices. Patient Involvement It is important to understand that patients also play a key role in helping to reduce the national […]

Understanding Population Health Management-Part 1

By Anne Mitchell (Anne.Mitchell@amerinet-gpo.com), Senior Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Intalere  Unsustainable costs, combined with widespread care coordination and quality gaps, have led to the inevitable large-scale efforts currently underway to redesign U.S. healthcare delivery systems and how care is funded. The traditional fee-for-service payment system, with its built-in incentives for more care, more testing […]