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Population Health: Making A Difference

At its core, population health has the potential to help us bring significant health concerns into focus and help us understand how resources can be allocated to overcome the problems that drive poor health conditions in the population. In addition to the public health benefits, population health data analytics is crucial to the success of any provider organization that is considering value-based reimbursement (VBR) arrangements.

Taking The Hike To Sustainability

Preparedness starts with answering two questions. First, what is your organization’s path to longer-term sustainability? Second, are your organization and your team prepared to get there?

How Technology Can Improve Efficiency

Efficiency is justifiably one of the central preoccupations of health policymakers, clinical staff, and administrators. Inefficiency in care delivery and workflow can lead to barriers to care, quality issues in care delivery, and limits resources available to people who need treatment.

Consumerism In Behavioral Health

Many experts believe that the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic impact have increased the pace of consumerism in health care. While consumerism in health care was written about and discussed before the pandemic, the focus on it as part of a long-term strategy for health care has increased due to the challenges exposed during the pandemic.

The Great Resignation Applies To Provider Organizations Too

The financial strength and stability of health care provider organizations was strained before the pandemic. And while the pandemic provided a large influx of unexpected federal/state monies into the system, the structural financial sustainability problems remain.

Data? I Don’t Want To Know…

For all the talk about data, I’m not sure how it is being used by executive teams. The proportion of executives describing themselves as “data driven” dropped to 31% in 2019 and half say they are not competing on performance data.