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June 2007 (Volume 85)
June 2007 | Stephen C. Schoenbaum, Anne K. Gauthier, Mary Jane Koren
The complex U.S. health system is currently organized around the needs and interests of providers. The “Bridges to Health” model offers a way to think about developing programs for segments of the population that meet patients’ needs for coordinated, integrated care. When these programs are aggregated, they should improve the quality and efficiency of care for the entire population. Three examples are given to illustrate the possibility of conceptualizing integrated care and its advantages.
Author(s): Stephen C. Schoenbaum; Anne K. Gauthier; Mary Jane Koren
Keywords: population segmentation; coordination of care; integration of care
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Volume 85, Issue 2 (pages 209–212)
Published in 2007
Counting Backward to Health Care’s Future: Using Time-to-Death Modeling to Identify Changes in End-of-Life Morbidity and the Impact of Aging on Health Care Expenditure
Using Population Segmentation to Provide Better Health Care for All: The “Bridges to Health” Model