Population Health Management: Improving Health Where we Live, Work, and Play
02.20.15 Tuesday, February 24 at 12 noon EST.
United States health care costs continue to soar, outpacing inflation and taking up increasingly larger portions of business, government, and consumer budgets. But while costs are rising, overall health and well-being are declining. A population health management approach considers health quality and costs beyond the clinical setting to integrate health information, management, and support into people's daily lives.
February is American Heart Month
02.20.15 Heart disease is a major complication of diabetes. The CDC Million Heart Campaign provides an opportunity for everyone to join forces in the fight against heart disease and stroke. This year, Million Hearts® is using the opportunity to increase awareness about risks for high blood pressure among African American men. Tools are available at millionhearts.hhs.gov.