HIT Breakdown 5 - The second step in our population health model: Stratification

We’re continuing our discussion on Population Health on our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we’re going to take a deep dive into the second step of our Population Health methodology - Stratification.

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We're continuing to leverage the expertise of both Dr. David Levin, who is the Chief Medical Officer at Nordic, and Susan Marks, Director of Population Health at Amati Health. The links to the audio file appear below the show notes.

If you want to talk about population health or other challenges related to getting the most out of your EHR, please contact us. We’d enjoy the conversation.

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Show Notes

[01:08] - Overview of the five-step model
[01:46] - Defining stratification
[02:07] - What is “at risk”?
[02:50] - Population Pyramid
[05:40] - Example: Large employer group, back pain
[12:18] - How does “ask, look, focus” work here?

About the HIT Breakdown

In the HIT Breakdown, we interview industry experts on topics related to health information technology. While the topics will often be related to your Epic EHR, we’ll also be talking about broader issues and strategic challenges that impact your ability to improve healthcare.


Topics: methodology, EHR, population health

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