Population health toolkit
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With the ongoing movement toward value-based care, you’re tasked with managing entire patient populations. Measuring and demonstrating the efficiency of your service delivery is crucial. You need a complete look at the cost and effectiveness of all the care affecting your patients (not just inside the hospital). We’ve compiled some helpful resources to get you started.


The HIT infrastructure of ACOs: A deeper dive into recent survey findings

Learn about the challenges, successes and technology/tools needed to operate an ACO.

Improving population health under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

Get the top 10 list of core competencies for early success in MSSP.

Case studies

Patient outreach solution helps reduce unnecessary readmissions

Check out how a Virginia health system increased patient satisfaction (HCAHPS) scores by 50% through automating outreach post-discharge.

ACO progress helped by PACT Population Health Collaborative

Learn how 2 health systems partnered together on their ACO and payment reform journeys.

PopulationFocus helps ensure best resource use

Check out how one Missouri IDN is reaching the right patients with the right resources.

Original articles

Patient-centered medical homes – who sees the value?

Patients, primary care physicians, health systems, health plans – they’re all stakeholders when considering the significance of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH).

Lessons on population health from healthcare executives

Health system CEOs are making changes to better manage population health. Find out how.

Industry news

Susan DeVore interview on HIT and data

HISTalk interview with Premier’s CEO, Susan DeVore, on the importance of integrated data.