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10 The “Lost Population” in Pop Health
Five Strategies to Engage Physicians in Your ACO
By Larry Allen, M.D.
Goshen Health addressed the challenge that despite health care’s steady march
toward value, many physicians remain disinterested and unengaged.
4 Industry Insights
Serum Creatinine Measurement: Precision Matters
By Nikita Stempniewicz and Elizabeth Ciemins, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
8 In Washington
Proposed 2018 MACRA Rule: Slowing the Move to Value?
By David Introcaso, Ph.D., and Darryl M. Drevna, M.A.
14 Heart of the Matter: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and
Four Strategies from Leading Healthcare Organizations
By Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
To improve diabetes management and address cardiovascular disease, the author offers four strategies medical
groups are using.
27 EMR Health Maintenance Alert Impacts HIV and Hepatitis C
in Outpatient Screening
By Michael J. Schnaus, M.D., Paula Skarda, M.D., and
Michael Michalik, B.S.
HealthPartners Medical Group examines if eligible patients
were being routinely screened for HIV or hepatitis C.
34 More than the Sum of Their Charts
How to Build Consumer Loyalty and Improve Outcomes
By Jim Evans and Patrick Herson, M.D.
According to Fairview Medical Group, the key to success
is choosing the right patient engagement program.
38 Massive Genomic Data Needs Predicted
How Clinicians Will Use Genomics in Precision Medicine
By Ahmed Ghouri, M.D.
This article examines how clinicians are using genomic
data today, along with the challenges facing clinical genomics as it continues to grow.
42 Foundation Cornerstone
Symposium Hosts More than 100 Diabetes Leaders
44 Thought Leader
Warner Thomas: The Power of Culture:
Overcoming the Challenges of Change at Ochsner Health System