Case Studies in Population Health Management

December 2011
Healthcare Cost Containment;Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p6
Case Study
The article presents a case study about the use of population health management and data analytics by healthcare organization in the U.S. The organization wants to determine how health manager was managing its members within the disease management programs. The members were categorized by disease and severity with the use of the employer group's medical and pharmacy claims data. The results of a cohort study, along with the recommendations and improvements are offered.


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