Research and Markets: 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j5r6v6/2012_healthcare) has announced the addition of the "2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management" report to their offering.

Healthcare's value-based purchasing increasingly favors a population-centric approach to health management, identifying risk across the care continuum. To control costs, healthcare organizations and employers are turning to population health management, defined as the management of integration and outcome measurements of any program affecting the health and productivity of a specific population or group.

2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management delivers an in-depth analysis of population health management (PHM) trends, including prevalence of PHM initiatives, program components, professionals on the PHM team, incentives, challenges and ROI.

This resource analyzes the responses of 102 healthcare organizations to HIN's industry survey on PHM trends, administered in September 2012. It delivers the latest metrics and measures on current and planned PHM initiatives, providing actionable data on the most effective PHM tools and workflows, risk identification strategies, tools to boost health plan member and consumer engagement, modalities for program delivery, and much, much more.

This 50-page report is designed to meet business and planning needs of health plans, employers, managed care organizations, health systems and others by providing critical benchmarks in population health management.

2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management also takes a look inside the population health management program at Bon Secours Health System. Forward-looking staffing models like the embedding of nurse navigators, aggressive use of health IT and adoption of the patient-centered medical home are the three pillars supporting the Bon Secours' PHM approach.

This all-new research report is supported with more than 40 graphs and tables and describes many of the successes respondents have achieved from PHM initiatives.

This report provides a high-level look at overall responses and also drills down to sector-specific views on PHM activity from responding disease management companies in the following areas:

- Availability of current and planned population health management programs by healthcare organizations;

- Health management areas covered by PHM programs;

- Populations covered by PHM programs;

- Health risk levels served;

- Healthcare professionals on the PHM team;

- Methods for identifying appropriate level of risk and intervention;

- Program components, with specifics on health coaching;

- Modalities of program delivery;

- Tools to promote consumer, patient and health plan member engagement and participation;

- Support for the patient-centered medical home and accountable care organization (ACO) models of care delivery;

- Use of provider and participant incentives;

- Quality improvement metrics to measure program effectiveness;

- Most effective tools, processes and workflows in use in PHM programs;

- Greatest challenges and successes from PHM initiatives;

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