IDD World: Take these Steps-Population Health

Jason Gilder, Ph.D. I am now firmly in the third week of my three-week adventure with the IBM Health Corps team in Durham, NC. We are partnering with Duke Health to build out a strategy to improve the health of the community, with the community. That last piece is crucial to building the trust of […]

via Why is Community Population Health Improvement So Challenging? — IBM Health Corps Blog

Riding the wave: Value-based care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Charged to provide a diverse array of individualized services to people with lifelong conditions, I/DD providers, along with others in the industry, are being challenged by waves of regulatory change, evolving reimbursement models, managed care mandates, and other value-based health care shifts.

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Imagining that OPWDD Supports Something Similar for its Care Coordination Model: People-First!

centerAlthough there is increasing uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act and the evolution of health reform, the commitment to improved population health outcomes will prevail regardless of any changes or amendments. With continually escalating costs for health services and the challenges of managing chronic conditions among large populations, quality and cost improvement […]

via Understanding the Social, Physical and Behavioral Determinants of Health in the Identification, Stratification, and Analytics of Population Health Management — InfoMC Spotlight