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Last day for Early Bird Registration to the PHA Forum 2014

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Whether you’re a population health provider, an ACO, provider group, health system, employer, health plan, have products or services used to support population health management or an investment firm interested in the space, you need to attend the Population Health Alliance Forum 2014 in Scottsdale Arizona December 10 – 12. At the Forum you’ll get real world information on what’s worked and what hasn’t. You’ll hear from programs and PHM services in Medicare, Medicaid, employer groups and the military.

The Forum is bringing together great speakers like Rain Henderson, CEO, Clinton Health Matters Initiative, Esther Dyson, founder of the Way to Wellville, Brian Klepper, CEO, NBCH, David Nash, MD, Dean of the School of Population Health at Jefferson and Kaveh Safavi, Global Managing Director of Health, Accenture.

Add to that great tracks on Analytics to Action, Excelling in Engagement, Powerful PHM Strategies, and Tech Touch: Strategies in mhealth and Apps.

For Employers looking at wellness and other population health programs we are offering the Workplace Healthcare and Benefits Institute, on December 10, and if you register for this as an employer, you can attend the rest of the conference at no additional cost.

The Forum is an incredible opportunity to learn and Network with leaders in the population health space. In fact today is the last day for early bird registration so now is the time to sign up. You can learn more about the Forum here and register by clicking on the Logo below:

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And have you seen the hotel? Think December…. think Scottsdale, great place, great time of year,

Fairmont Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

Fairmont Princess, Scottsdale, AZ

Hope to see you there.


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Mixing the Whiz Bang with the 1950’s -The Jefferson Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium

This past week I  attended the Jefferson Population Health and Care Coordination Colloquium put on by David Nash, MD and his team at the Jefferson School of Population Health.  For those who don’t know, the Jefferson School of Population Health is the first designated School of Population Health in the country and David its founding Dean. The School is dedicated to the exploration of policies and forces that determine the health and quality of life of populations, locally, nationally, and globally.

This years Colloquium which runs concurrently with the Medical Home Summit drew over 600 people and was an exciting 2 1/2 days  of interesting presentations ranging from  Jeffrey Kang, MD, Senior Vice President, Health and Wellness Solutions, Walgreens, discussing their new Accountable Care Organizations and some of the efforts they are making to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to the food deserts through their pharmacies, to Ahmed Ghouri, MD, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Anvita Health discussing Big Data. There were many very good presentations covering a broad range of topics.

My two favorites were

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