Learn how to improve population health with patient data

Hugh Alderwick
Publication:  Health Service Journal
Reference:  27 May 2015

Population health means different things to different people – a problem made worse by its growing popularity. In simple terms, population health refers to the health outcomes of a group of individuals, as well as how these outcomes are distributed within the group.

This means that improving population health is not just the job of health services, but requires coordinated efforts across different sectors and wider communities.

The experience of Blue Cross and Blue Shield in the US offers lessons for the NHS about some of the ingredients needed to improve population health.

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