Press Release: In the October Issue - Social Determinants and Health Inequities' Chilling Effect on Business

Phone: 209.577.4888

MODESTO CA USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- OCTOBER 21, 2019: The October issue of Population Health News features the article, "Social Determinants and Health Inequities' Chilling Effect on Business" by Mark Steffen, MD, MPH. Population Health News is the monthly publication from Health Policy Publishing, LLC, which also offers Accountable Care News; Care Analytics News (with Analytics Technology and Care Intervention Editions); Value Based Payment News; Readmissions Bulletin; and HealthChangeBulletin.

The October issue of Population Health News includes these features:
  • Social Determinants and Health Inequities' Chilling Effect on Business by Mark Steffen, MD, MPH
  • Are Alternative Payment Models the Future? by Moshe Starkman
  • Targeting Transitions of Care to Reduce Readmissions: More Is Not Always Better by Robyn A. Tamboli, PhD; Neesha N. Choma, MD, MPH; and Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, SFHM
  • Thought Leaders' Corner: How Can Technology Improve Population Health?
  • Industry News with briefs regarding Evolent Health, Papa, and Swisslog
  • Catching Up With... SSM Health and Navvis
  • In the Upcoming October Medical Home News Supplement: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan updates progress in its medical home initiative
  • An examination of results from the Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care Practice demonstration project
  • Click here to view page one of this issue
  • Click here to subscribe to Population Health News (with the Medical Home News supplement), or find out more
Population Health News subscribers receive this and future twelve page monthly issues, with a choice of electronic or print newsletter delivery, or both, and online access to past issues and more.

Click here to subscribe for $39 monthly or $468 annually, or call (209) 577-4888 to place your order. With your subscription, you will get:
  • Cutting edge information to help you keep on top of key population health issues and solutions; as well as business opportunities, intelligence, policy and overall challenges arising in the population health arena.
  • Each issue has twelve pages with detailed feature articles contributed by leading national experts and executives in the field; Thought Leader insights; Industry Briefs; profile of a key individual involved with population health initiatives; plus more.
  • Subscribers receive issues in print and electronic format, and also receive exclusive web site access to an archive of back issues and extensive supplemental content.
  • What's more, subscribers also receive the monthly four-page Medical Home News electronic supplement and archives!
Every month, readers of Population Health News will be able to:
  • Get valuable business intelligence, networking and contact information regarding issues related to population health
  • Monitor current clinical, quality, care management, analytics, legal, regulatory, policy, operational, and financial aspects regarding population health programs and initiatives
  • Build a knowledge base and accumulate key insights with detailed information available in feature articles and interviews with industry experts
  • Keep pace with developments, business opportunities and challenges arising from population health initiatives
  • Navigate the changing landscape and stakeholder implications for health systems, hospitals, provider networks, medical groups, health plans, pharmaceutical organizations, consumers, employers, regulators and vendors
  • Also stay current in patient centered medical home topics with the Medical Home News supplement, plus inclusion of medical home coverage in Industry News

There's no cost to participate in the Population Health LinkedIn Group where you can network, discuss and monitor population health management related activities. You can sign up now at:

You can receive complimentary periodic issues of the e-newsletter Population Health Bulletin, with current news, video, factoids and more regarding population health management. You can sign up now at:

Peter Grant serves as editor of Population Health News. He invites you to submit bylined articles on population health issues and case studies illustrating successes with the model. He can be reached at

Population Health News
1101 Standiford Avenue, Suite C-3
Modesto, CA 95350
Phone: 209.577.4888
Fax: 209.577.3557