Population Health Management (PHM) is the use of technology and analytics to assess the health status and needs of a target population, as well as implement and evaluate interventions that are designed to improve the health of that population. A successful PHM program will give real-time insights to both clinicians and administrators and allow them to identify and address care gaps within the patient population. The goal of PHM is to provide care efficiently and effectively for members of a population within the context of the cultural, policy, and health resource values.
As practicing physicians, we designed our software as a tool for implementing the best practices of medicine, at the point of service. We are well aware of the time constraints physicians are under to complete their clinical obligations as well as meet regulatory requirements, and expected outcome data. Our unique position as physicians helps inform our direction and strategic thinking, and we continue to be focused on generating a platform that enables physicians to return to patient care.
Our electronic record has been equipped with a highly customizable Disease Management Engine. This powerful tool enables us to meet the objectives of Population Health Management by providing us with sophisticated analytics on our patient population.
We call this the 3P approach: Patient-Provider-Payers. Our goals are:
Population Health Management (PHM) is one of the core features of emr4MD. We invite you to explore and learn more.