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The Longer View: Moving Toward Population Health in the Federal Sector

  • David Beaulieu
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

John Robbins begins his book Re-claiming Our Health (1998) with a fable about the current state of the U.S. healthcare industry. In the story, people head for the edge of a cliff and crash to the ground below, after which great care is taken to repair their injuries. Once they recover, however, they fall off the cliff again, and the cycle repeats itself. Few warnings are issued to prevent these catastrophes. Only after people are actually injured do they enjoy the best care and attention mon ey can buy.

Keywords

Population Health Information Integration Knowledge Worker Consult Group Process Framework 
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  • David Beaulieu

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