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Population Health Management

Population health management sees organisations and systems using data to better understand population risk and behaviours to improve and tailor care to patients. Understanding and using population health management approaches can support Integrated Care Systems in improving health equality for everyone.

e-learning:Population Health Management programme This programme has been developed to support analysts and other health and care professionals working in population health to build their knowledge and skills within this area. Population health management (PHM) is central to the development of and is a new focus of analytical work for analysts working across these partnerships. Population health management (PHM) is an approach that uses data to help health and care systems to improve population health and wellbeing.

Resources: Population Health Management Academy – Case studies and resources to support Integrated Care Systems and organisations develop their approach.

Resources: Population health | The King’s Fund (kingsfund.org.uk) Various resources from the King’s Fund on population health and the wider determinants of health

Article: Accelerating population health improvement P Delgado et al. BMJ 2021;373:n966 – how applying improvement methods to working with populations could help close equity gaps.

Webinar: Harnessing health and housing support to improve population health Social Care Institute for Excellence 2020

Podcast: Integrated care: population health management from the frontline NHS England / Improvement 2019

Report: Advancing Population Health Management – NHS Confederation 2020 – This report brings together population health management stories from across England – led by clinical commissioners – to demonstrate the progress that has already been made in advancing this approach to healthcare, and what more can be done.