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Population Health Issue Brief: A Renewed Focus on Population Health

White Paper Published By: Polycom
Polycom
Published:  Mar 13, 2015
Type:  White Paper
Length:  4 pages

The days are gone when health issues would be treated clinically in isolation from the many other factors that affect the wellbeing of individuals and communities. Today, the rising costs of health care, an aging population and increasingly complex chronic health problems are driving greater focus and attention on population health the health outcomes of a group of individuals within a population. Indeed, these days more proactive approaches to health care and care delivery are identifying the social determinants of health for various populations such as environmental conditions, economic status, and access to resources and support.



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health problems, social care, readmission, hospital, video solutions, telehealth, improving costs, aging population, economic status, data management, research