Unifying the Care Continuum
Transitioning a patient from primary care to specialist to hospital to post-acute services involves numerous players, all with different perspectives, agendas, and operating methods—and often with little coordination and communication.That’s the challenge facing healthcare executives as they strive to improve outcomes for patient populations and reduce the cost of care.
Attaining cohesion to bolster outcomes of diverse patients was a chief concern among 50 executives charged with directing population health efforts, who participated in the HealthLeaders Media Population Health Exchange, held July 10–12 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The high-level dialogue involved a diverse group of executives tasked with moving population health forward, including chief medical officers, chief information officers, chief medical information officers, chief quality officers, vice presidents of population health, chief nursing officers, and others.
Download the full report to learn what tactics these leaders are focusing on to expand care efforts and reach the most vulnerable populations.