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Improving Health Care with Population Health

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Volume 1, Issue 2 – April 2019

Dignity Health’s Population Health Management program is focused on accomplishing the Quadruple Aim, which transforms health care for our patients....

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are groups of doctors, hospitals and other providers who come together voluntarily to deliver coordinated high-quality...

Between January and March, our five ACOs engaged in the Group Physician Reporting Option (GPRO), the process of abstracting and validating quality data for...

As Dignity Health evolves from a hospital to a care continuum company, we’ll continue to establish clinically integrated networks (CINs)...

Dignity Health GPRO by the Numbers: 2018 ACOs in MSSP: 5 Abstractors: 34 Man Hours*: 13,400+ (*Does not include administrative...

Get to Know the Team: Kelly Bitonio, Director of Ambulatory Quality Our Population Health Management team relies on expertise in...

“Population Health Management has to be a physician-run solution; this cannot be an administrator telling physicians what to do. Physicians...

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Volume 1, Issue 1 – January 2019

How Dignity Health is finding the best ways to care for our patients. Population Health Definition The Jefferson College of...

Ed* is a 51-year-old business owner who’d been focusing all his efforts on helping his business succeed — until last...

A clinically integrated network (CIN) is a network of health providers — including doctors, hospitals and others — working together...

How a shared savings program is helping to drive our Population Health programs. Many health care organizations across the country...

athenaHealth is a cloud-based tool we use to manage the care we provide to our patient population. The Population Health...

We have more than 8,000 clinically integrated clinicians, 90% of which are community physicians. This includes both employed and independent...

Get to Know the Team: Dr. Stine The Population Health Management team is spread out across three states, and our...

“As we continue our journey from a hospital organization to a clinically integrated care management enterprise, focused on population health...