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Population Health Improvement: It’s Up to the Community - Not the Healthcare System

by Ron Deprez and Rick Thomas

Despite the growing interest in population health on the part of health professionals, policy analysts, and government agencies, there is no widely accepted definition of the term nor agreement on how to apply the concept in health improvement planning. In this article, Ron Deprez and Rick Thomas clarify the definition, attributes, and applications of population health, tracing its history and evolution to its current form and assess the roles of communities and health systems in advancing a population health approach.

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Starter Guide to Implementing Population Health Strategies: Six Steps to Developing and Implementing a Collaborative Community Strategy

by Bill Barberg

Based on his chapter “Implementing Population Health Strategies,” in the book Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration author Bill Barberg offers six steps which cover developing and implementing a collaborative community strategy to achieve the most successful and beneficial impact throughout your community. 

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Solving Population Health Through Collaboration

by Ron Bialek, Leslie M. Beitsch, and John W. Moran

Solving Population Health Problems Through Collaboration is the first book of its kind to provide advanced thinking from a wide range of change experts, specifically for population health improvement efforts. It provides key insights into addressing population health issues and challenges in a collaborative way. It examines evidence-based intervention strategies, case studies in hospitals and health departments, health equity issues, core competencies, public health campaigns, step-by-step collaboration advice, and much more. 

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