The term “population health” has become prominent in health policy since its inclusion in The Triple Aim. Population health management in an essential element in two major, closely related areas of health reform: clinical practice transformation and health system transformation, including payment reform. States and the federal government recognize that primary care is the foundation for transformation of both the care delivery system and supportive payment reforms that generate improved quality of care and control costs. Given the current healthcare landscape and the rapid evolution of health reform at the state and national levels, successful health centers will require capacity for strong population health management that is sustainable and improves over time to keep pace with health reforms and pressures from the marketplace.
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