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 Trump Budget Proposal and Population Health

Thomas Bauer replied

The White House budget proposed a $5.8 billion cut in funding to the National Institutes of Health would have the most significant impact on higher education. Roughly 80 percent of NIH’s budget supports grants to 300,000 researchers at universities across the country. How will these changes in enacted affect Americas ... read more

Updated: 29 Mar, 2017
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What practical examples can you share - Peer to Peer Support

by Thomas Bauer

A few years ago I lost over 190 pounds..... As part of this journey I belonged to a virtual group of over 1000 people who had had a gastric sleeve procedure. I was surprised when I asked the community about the benefits of losing weight from those who had lost ... read more

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Updated: 28 Mar, 2017
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Updated: 23 Mar, 2017
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Language Barriers and Population Health

A/Prof. Terry HANNAN replied

Tom, a very important discussion theme. Have you seen (probably have) the Canopy App that has been featured or referred to on GHDonline several times (I have no shares in the system!) http://guides.lib.unc.edu/canopy read more

Updated: 14 Mar, 2017
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Mohamed Yassin

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