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Healthcare Is Not Equal for All – We Need Population Health 4.0
July 13, 2021
Public Health 4.0, or Population Health 4.0, is the recognition of health as a global entity and the focus on identifying and eliminating health disparities, unnecessary costs, and comorbidity. Unlike the previous three phases of public health, the focus in 4.0 is on population health management.
As the healthcare industry moves toward a more holistic approach to medicine and value-based care (VBC), the impact of population health management on individuals and communities at large is invaluable. Social determinants of health (SDoH) and the corresponding data can guide providers in their response to chronic care management, treatment costs and long-term health benefits in the communities they serve. Continue ReadingExcerpt from Healthcare IT Today