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Population health management, revisiting segmentation

Population health management, revisiting segmentation The use and abuse of risk stratification. Population health management is all the rage. I’ve blogged on this a lot recently. This is a long, teccy blog. Largely based on something I wrote about 7 years ago. Basics haven’t changed since then. Thanks especially to Steve Laitner and Martin Vernon […]

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Five capabilities for population health management

I had a careful think on this. People keep asking me on this. I definitely don’t know “the answer”, I don’t think such a thing exists. Everyone and their dog, and their dog’s dad is trying to define “population health” at the moment, hence my previous blogs on it attempting to set out my own […]

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Population health, population health care, population managemen

More than 30 years ago Rose set out the importance of focusing on population factors and not just individuals. We’ve not really made good on the hypothesis yet. Population health is still all the rage, if not properly defined. I’ve had a few gos at defining. Firstly trying to distinguish “public health” and “population health”. […]

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Population health – essential components

  Everyone is talking about “population health”. What does this concept mean, how do we enact it and enable it. Some thoughts on population health – a guide Given that the term isn’t going away, I thought I’d better fall into line and try to write some stuff. People keep asking me. I found that […]

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Outcomes at population level in the context of accountable care.

We’re all setting up ACOs, ACPs, ACSs and similar. Outcome frameworks are, again, on the cards. Outcome based commissioning is, again, on the cards. This time it will (I hope) be a ‘different’ kind of “commissioning”. I’ve written a lot on outcome based commissioning and on outcome frameworks for an ACO, mostly about specific metrics […]

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Population health, public health – what’s in a name

Joint blog by me and @andy54321 Everyone is talking “population health” these days. It’s great that the world is moving to think of populations not just individuals within a population. In the 00s when “health improvement” was in vogue, many couldn’t see the distinction between that term and “health promotion”. So “population health” could be […]

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Population approach to kidney care and the outcomes

I don’t often do bespoke blogs but here is one I did a blog a few weeks ago on getting smarter about prevention from an NHS perspective. https://gregfellpublichealth.wordpress.com/2017/01/19/if-the-nhs-were-better-at-preventing-stuff-10-thoughts/ Point 8 was about population focused care. Someone asked me to unpack what I meant. Here goes This is kidney focussed. Some years ago I was privileged […]