Assessment of the Health of the Organization’s Population of Patients
Before any clinical or financial management can be undertaken, the provider groups will need to understand both the demographics and illness burden of its patient population.
- Age, gender, case mix analysis
- Current performance (quality and cost) with respect to local, regional, and national benchmarks
- Payer mix and % of population that will be in risk arrangements
- Access to disease prevalence data and information on procedure rates (compared to benchmark)