Population health management (PHM) has joined healthcare’s buzzword soup. Multiple definitions dominate the industry, confusing leaders on where to begin and what is important. However, organizations do agree that PHM is vital to their success—a 2017 Health Catalyst survey of 199 healthcare leaders found that nearly 94% said it is at least somewhat important to their healthcare delivery strategy during the next two years. Additionally, most are invested in using their PHM models to drive payment transformation in their organization—80% of organizations believe they will have at least 30% of their contracts incorporate at-risk payments over the next five years.
With prevalent industry focus, organizations find themselves asking three key questions: 1) where are we now; 2) where do we need to be in order to thrive in value-based care; and 3) how do we get there? Each of these questions should be answered tailored to each organization’s unique culture and… View Full Article Here