As the US health care system continues to expand access to care and provide greater emphasis on prevention, population and community health approaches become increasingly important. Join health care providers, researchers, policy advocates, community health workers, and others in discussing a range of population health topics, including care delivery in remote or rural settings, new payment models to support population health, patient-centered medical homes, the role of community health workers, and more.
In the United States more than one-third (35.7 percent) of adults are considered to be obese. More than 1 in 20 (6.3 percent) have extreme obesity. Almost 3 in 4 men (74 percent) are considered to be overweight or obese. The prevalence of obesity is similar for both men and ... read more
Since the mid 1980's the pharmaceutical industry was given permission to market their products directly to potential patients. Some believe this has been a important step in educating patients about innovation and options in their care. Others are critical of the impact on cost. According to the attached report "DTC ... read more
Holly It seems like the impact of media and public opinion has also become a hot topic in this year's American Presidential Election. Tom read more
According to the attached article from Modern Healthcare "The trauma surrounding exposure to gun violence is not disputed, especially among children. In 1995, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reported that children who had four or more adverse childhood experiences, such as experiencing or witnessing a shooting, were more ... read more
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