Population Health

Improving health outcomes for the populations you serve

A few high-risk patients can disproportionately use health care services while others lack the care they need.

To deliver and pay for services that maximize population health, you need to find and assess those subgroups that are at highest risk and develop targeted interventions to improve their health. Our experts use the latest quantitative and qualitative methods plus on-the-ground expertise to do just that.

To help you achieve your objectives, we can pinpoint and help you engage patients, providers, and health care systems. Once populations are identified, we can recommend how and where health care organizations can intervene using incentives, care coordination, and ancillary services and support. We provide best practices for metrics, reporting, and patient experience with real-time data integration.

We believe that using data and human-centered design principles allows organizations to capitalize on opportunities in health care delivery, financing, workforce, and technology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Risk Stratification and Adjustment
  • Health Communications and Health Literacy
  • Patient Engagement Strategies
  • Programs Addressing Chronic Conditions
  • Quality Measure Development and Reporting


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