Population Health: Management, Policy, and Technology. First Edition

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Convurgent Publishing, LLC, Jun 28, 2014 - Medical care - 383 pages
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Population Health - Management, Policy and Technology, First Edition is a 14 chapter anthology on issues confronting today's public health and medical care stakeholders (i.e., consumers, patients and their families, care providers, clinicians, health care workers, public health workers, community leaders, academics, policy researchers, and technologists) in each community's healthcare and public health network. The transformation of the United States (U.S.) public health and medical care system is being driven by the need for improving quality, access and affordability of services for all patients and consumers in the United States. Topics include: -Structured network collaborations- value alliances, -Health in All Policies, -Accountable care organizations and clinical integration networks, -Aging population issues, -Chronic disease, -Public health system transformation, -Social determinants of health, -Health promotion, -Health information technology and exchange, -Health impact assessments, -Innovations across the healthcare, health information technology, and public health sectors, and -The importance of integrated behavioral health services among other topics. This collaborative first edition work brings together contributions from authors across academia, industry, and government sectors. It offers new insights into these topics and many others for university faculty and students, policy makers, physicians, health technologists, and health care and public health professional alike. Population Health: Management, Policy, and Technology, First Edition, can serve as an expansive classroom textbook as well as a guide for insights, references, and ongoing health and public health policy evolution to spawn awareness, education, creative thinking, and new policy initiatives in the 21st century. Additional contributing authors to this work included: Scott Hedges, MD, Anthony Zipple, Sc.D, MBA, Sandra Wilkiniss, PhD, John P. Reinhart, CPA, MBA, CNA, Kathleen Smith, MBA, MPH, and Stephanie Suzanne Lipow, MLIS.

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EDITORIAL TEAM The book's editorial team and its Foreword author included the following executives: Robert J. Esterhay, MD, is the chair of the Department for Health Management and Systems Sciences in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville. LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, is a board-certified family physician and director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness in Louisville, Ky. James H. Taylor, DMan, MBA, MHA, served as president of the University of Louisville Hospital from August 1996 through February 2013. He assumed the role of special advisor to the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Louisville and as CEO of University Medical Center in March 2013. Joanne Bohn, MBA is a published author, book designer and corresponding editor of books on contemporary healthcare issues, and principal of KMI Communications, LLC. Bohn is also a doctoral candidate in public health at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (2014) with a concentration in health management and systems sciences. FOREWORD: Dana Alexander, MSN, MBA, RN, FAAN, FHIMSS, is Vice President & Practice Leader for Clinical Transformation for Divurgent, LLC. Actively engaged in government and industry initiatives and serving as the 2015 HIMSS North American Board of Directors Chair. With 27 contributing authors (including the executive editors) to the 14 chapter anthology, a full set of biographies is included in Appendix B of the book.

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