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PCP shortages, patient complexity, ineffective payment models, and care fragmentation are often blamed for quality, access, and utilization problems. Read our Q&A session with Buurtzorg, a Dutch home care organization that has attracted international attention for its innovative use of independent nurse teams in delivering high-quality, relatively low-cost health and preventative care.
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Learn about nine targeted behavioral health program models designed to more effectively address the needs of patients with behavioral health conditions. More
Are specific patient populations making up a significant proportion of your ED visits? This primer series analyzes the reasons these patients seek care in the ED, the business case for intervening, and solutions for reducing unnecessary ED use. More
Leading population health organizations understand the importance of tailoring services based on patient need to sustainably allocate resources. Learn best practices for developing or refining the three key parts of the care management enterprise. More
Reducing readmissions is only one way to tackle avoidable costs, and many population health leaders are now expanding transition management to look at additional opportunities. Get a framework for targeted expansion of the care transitions process. More
By investing in rising-risk patient management, organizations can significantly slow the churn of rising-risk patients into the high-risk patient cohort and avoid associated future costs. This briefing covers the case for rising-risk management and includes four high-level steps to develop a sustainable strategy. More
Leading population health organizations understand the importance of tailoring services based on patient need to sustainably allocate resources. This research report outlines best practices for developing or refining the three key parts of the care management enterprise. More
As managing director of Population Health Advisor, Megan works with population health and care transformation leaders on a wide range of topics including developing a seamless, cross-continuum care management model, primary care innovation, population health network development, and patient engagement. More
Tomi is the practice manager of Population Health Advisor and works with population health and care transformation leaders on topics including developing an integrated care management model, measuring the ROI of their interventions, care delivery innovation, post-acute care network development, and patient engagement. More
As a consultant with Population Health Advisor, Petra leads research on high- and rising-risk care management, as well as efforts on post-acute and behavioral health service improvement. More
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