Supporting Population Health Through Care Teams

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Population Health News

As the demand for proactive, comprehensive, high-quality primary care continues to increase, the healthcare industry has been exploring ways to expand the care team infrastructure to allow for improved capacity and collaboration. This article examines how patient-centeric expanded care teams are able to further support opportunities for improved costs and outcomes, better manage-ment of care needs across the continuum, and increased rates of patient and provider satisfaction. Additionally, this article discusses how in today’s complex healthcare environment, we must evolve our thinking beyond clinical care to include nonclinical factors and integrate those considerations into providing the best patient care.

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