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2014-07-28 10:03:34

Drexel University Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it. Sound paradoxical? Researchers thought so too. While previous studies of individuals have shown that employees who lose their jobs have a higher mortality rate, more comprehensive studies have shown, unexpectedly, that population mortality actually declines as unemployment rates increase. The research community has often rejected one of these effects because it conflicted with the other, so...

2014-07-21 23:01:07

PHA welcomes four new members that showcase the association’s focus on employers and consumers. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today that it has welcomed four new members to the association: Coach Alba, Cummins, Kognito and Welltok. “These new members come as population health continues to gain traction as a solution to the health and health care crisis we face,” said...

2014-06-25 08:31:47

Pacific Northwest-based independent pediatricians group blazes new trail managing children's health community-wide ATLANTA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the industry forerunner in end-to-end population health management (PHM) for healthcare organizations, proudly congratulates the Children's Health Alliance (CHA) on being presented Health Data Management's top honor for the Analytics All Stars Award for Population Health Project of the Year. The magazine's inaugural...

2014-06-20 23:04:52

A pioneer in moderate risk population health services joins PHA. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leader in advancing the principles of population health, announced today a new member: DPS Health, the leader in moderate risk population health services. “We are thrilled to welcome DPS Health as a PHA member,” said Population Health Alliance interim Executive Director, Fred Goldstein. “It showcases the diversity and breadth of our membership,...

2014-06-04 23:03:15

Population Health Alliance opened registration for its annual conference, which takes place in Scottsdale, Arizona, December 10-12. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the voice of population health, opened registration for its annual conference, PHA Forum 2014, to be held December 10-12, in Scottsdale, Arizona, with the theme, Collaborate + Communicate = Engage. “This PHA Forum 2014 covers a very wide range of the most salient, practical, regulatory...

2014-05-21 23:07:39

Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP of Population Health, Seth Serxner; and VP of Health and Wellness, Beena Thomas will delve into the Workplace Wellness Study’s findings. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance (PHA) today announced that it will offer a complimentary webinar, Workplace Wellness Study: Employer Insights on Incentives, Programs and Success Strategies, on Tuesday, June 3, at 12 Noon (Eastern time). Optum Chief Health Officer and Senior VP...

2014-04-23 08:32:33

Wellcentive positioned as a leading population health management solution by independent research firms for the third time in nine months ATLANTA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcentive, the industry forerunner in end-to-end population health management (PHM) and transformative data analytics for healthcare organizations, was named a Leader in IDC Health Insights' new report, "IDC MarketScape: U.S. Population Health Management 2014 Vendor Assessment."* The report's positioning of...

2014-04-22 23:06:18

A year after implementing i2i Systems’ population health management solutions, the Health Federation of Philadelphia has increased care-team efficiency and successfully addressed gaps in care. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In December 2012, 37 Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN) were awarded more than $18 million to expand the use of heath information technology. Now, one of those networks, the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP), is proudly sharing its progress. The...

2014-04-21 23:01:51

Prevention-focused population health solutions are crucial in achieving health equity in minority communities. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The Population Health Alliance, the leading advocate for population health and workplace wellness, today issued the following statement in recognition of April as National Minority Health Month, an annual observance that seeks to raise awareness of the health disparities and unfavorable health outcomes that disproportionally affect African...

2014-04-11 23:22:46

Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the seventh webinar in a series focusing on emerging trends in population health. The session, Defining the Scope of Population Health Management: What Is Covered and What Is Not, will focus on the opportunities and challenges in population health management (PHM). New York, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Epstein Becker Green and EBG Advisors announce the seventh webinar in a series focusing on emerging trends in population health. The session,...


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