I recently started a new short video segment called PopHealth 5, News, Notes and Commentary from the World of Population Health.
Here is episode #2
At the recent HiMSS conference in Las Vegas I had the pleasure of interviewing Kaveh Safavi, MD (@DrKavehSafavi), Senior Managing Director, Health Industry, Accenture Health (@AccentureHealth). Dr. Safavi discusses their recent Patient Engagement Survey and other topics. They are doing some very forward looking work in this area.
Here’s the PopHealth Week schedule through mid July so please join us every Wednesday at 12 pm eastern or listen to/download the recording at PopHealth Week.
July will focus on Population Health in Primary Care Practices:
Listen to earlier shows:
June 3 – Jennifer Drago – Waiting to post.
Listen to a recording of the show with Dr. Kaveh Safavi here:
Join PopHealth Week Wednesday June 10 at 12 pm eastern with our special guest:
Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD managing director for global healthcare business at Accenture. Dr. Safavi is responsible for developing and driving a growth strategy that differentiates Accenture’s offerings for providers, health insurers and public and private health systems across the globe.
Accenture Health Management Services offer solutions to help patients, providers and risk-bearers coordinate and manage population health and wellness across care settings in a way that ensures optimal health outcomes, efficient healthcare spend and drives affordability.
We’ll be discussing some of Kaveh’s thoughts on population health and where he believes providers should be focusing their efforts.
Listen to the show here.
This week Gregg Masters (@2healthguru) and I (@fsgoldstein), along with Doug Goldstein (@eFuturist) are announcing the launch of PopHealth Week. This weekly radio podcast (broadcast at 12 pm eastern each Wednesday) with associated website (www.pophealthweek.com) will focus on all things population health. Our shows will feature 1) people, topics, news and analysis as we will 2) present the broad spectrum of what is and is not population health and 3) how it fits into the changing health and healthcare landscape, what’s working, how and by whom.
Our first show this Wednesday, May 20 will feature David Nash, MD, the Founding and Current Dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health. This show will focus on Population Health and Population Medicine.
The last Wednesday show each month will feature a roundtable discussion of recent news. So join Gregg, Doug and me as we discuss what’s happening in population health on May 27.
Coming up next month:
Jennifer Drago, EVP of Population Health with Sun Health. Among her many jobs, Jennifer oversees the Care Transitions program which is a CMS Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP), focusing on reducing readmissions, a major issue for hospitals, ACOs and other provider groups.
Kaveh Safavi, MD, Managing Director, Global Health, Industry Lead, Accenture. Discussing his thoughts on population health and where providers should be focusing early on.
Steven Blumberg, Senior Vice President – AtlantiCare and Executive Director – AtlantiCare Health Solutions, an ACO in New Jersey. http://www.atlanticare.org/index.php/what-i-atlanticare-health-solutions discussing ACO’s.
Join Gregg , Doug and me as we monitor the pulse of the population health industry revealing its best practices. We’ll help you sort out the ‘wheat from the chaff’ in this emerging space ripe with marketing claims while often light on documented use cases.
More to come.