Evolving Public Health from Population Health to Population Health Management

  • Thomas T. H. Wan
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Abstract

Population health management (PHM) focuses on individuals at risk for chronic conditions who also have the highest health-care costs. This chapter covers the (1) definitions of population health and population health management; (2) challenges in coordinated care; (3) strategic imperatives for development, implementation, and evaluation of PHM; (4) use of electronic health records and other data; and (5) prospects for PHM practice and research.

Keywords

Coordinated care Electronic health records Evaluation Implementation Population health Population health management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas T. H. Wan
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  1. 1.College of Health and Public AffairsUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA

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