HIT Breakdown 7 – The third step in our population health model: Engagement

We’re back with our discussion on population health on our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we look at engaging the patient population as well as the challenges and solutions providers have used.

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We're continuing to leverage the expertise of both Dr. David Levin, who is the Chief Medical Officer at Nordic, and Susan Marks, Director of Population Health at Amati Health. The links to the audio file appear below.

If you want to talk about population health or other challenges related to getting the most out of your EHR, please contact us. We’d enjoy the conversation.

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Show Notes

[00:45] - Overview of the five-step model
[01:58] - Challenges with engagement, building trust
[09:04] - Community-based organizations
[10:24] - Example: CHIP Program
[12:00] - "I didn't care about myself or my pregnancy because I didn't care about me."
[14:33] - Example: Pin the Sisters Campaign
[15:51] - Intrinsic vs. extrinsic motivators
[18:48] - High touch vs. high tech

About the HIT Breakdown

In the HIT Breakdown, we interview industry experts on topics related to health information technology. While the topics will often be related to your Epic EHR, we’ll also be talking about broader issues and strategic challenges that impact your ability to improve healthcare.


Topics: methodology, Health IT, patient engagement, population health

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