Mishra, who doesn't have a technology background but has worked in population health and consulting for 14 years, has two core population health groups roll up to her leadership within the office of the CIO: the first is the standard population health management team at Northwell; and the second is the team in charge of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program for Medicaid patients.
"If hospitals applied a population health management model to their real estate and facilities, they would reduce the risk associated with aging equipment and infrastructure and keep them performing at a high level."
Pharmacies that have successfully adopted the appointment-based model enjoy a distinct advantage in population health management implementation to the extent that they have already employed tools to manage subsets of their patient population and target specific patients who require intervention.
The Care Coordination and Transition Management (CCTM) Core Curriculum, published recently by the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing, covers nine evidence-based dimensions: advocacy, education and engagement of patients and families, coaching and counseling of patients and families, patient-centered care planning, support for self-management, nursing process (proxy for monitoring and evaluation), teamwork and collaboration, cross-setting communications and care transitions, and population health management. The text is written for nurses in all settings, from ambulatory care to hospitals, extended care facilities to student nurses.
Working in collaboration with clinical and administrative leadership, Weinstein said Greene will oversee operations for population health management and accountable care organization work across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system.
In 2011, the Health Care Advisory Board's Care Transformation Center published "Three Key Elements for Successful Population Health Management." This research briefing began by identifying some thought-provoking questions for health system leaders planning and preparing for population health management:
Published in Population Health Management, "The Impact of The Prevention Plan on Employee Health Risk Reduction" reveals that prevention programs based on the clinical practice of preventive medicine are able to achieve measurable health risk reduction in just one year.