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.

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Thomas Bauer
HEALTH
Johns Hopkins University

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The Accountable Care Act- How would you advise the law makers?

by Thomas Bauer

The United States is beginning a long dialogue about how health care is financed. This is a politically charged conversation in which there are no easy answers. Without getting into the politics ; If you were advising the law makers. from a population health view point..... What would you keep ... read more

Updated: 15 May, 2017
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The impact of Violence in Chicago Emergency Departments

by Thomas Bauer

The attached article describes the impact on health care professionals of the non-stop violence that is plaguing many cities across the world. In this case Chicago. These words from the story paint a visual picture of the impact on the hearts of healthcare professionals " Delicately, with the heaviness of ... read more

Updated: 01 May, 2017
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Updated: 29 Apr, 2017
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Poor access to care and the impact on outcomes and government policy

by Thomas Bauer

A Gordon Baird; in his article entitled “ Poor access to care: rural health deprivation?” states Mortality rates in the United Kingdom “for road traffic accidents, asthma, and cancer are worse in rural areas. Cancer is diagnosed at a later stage and intervention rates for coronary artery disease (key government ... read more

Updated: 17 Apr, 2017
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Carolina Morán

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Socios en Salud Perú

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Peru

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bharati vidyapeeth

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Islamic University of Gaza

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