The transition to technology-based population health is a step toward better care and greater success—as the healthcare marketplace makes its inevitable turn to fee-for-value. But, as with any organizational change, getting support from physicians, practice administrators, and clinical and office staff isn’t easy.
Find out how to manage this vital transition, based on real-world experience of Verlin Janzen MD, medical director at Hutchinson Clinic. Dr. Janzen dedicated his career to implementing a population-health based strategy. To achieve his goals at Hutchinson Clinic, he had to overcome a major challenge—lack of buy-in from his colleagues.
Find out how Dr. Janzen:
Dr. Janzen is a family physician practicing at the Hutchinson Clinic in Hutchinson, Kansas. In 2018, he became medical director for population health and medical informatics at the clinic. In this role, Dr. Janzen leads the clinic’s population health strategy and chairs its practice transformation committee.
Dr. Janzen has served on the boards of the Nebraska and Kansas Academies of Family Physicians, is a past president of the Kansas Academy, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Bolduc is a clinical informaticist, board-certified pediatrician, and a clinical subject matter expert on population health. At NextGen Healthcare, she has leadership responsibility for the new care management module, which will soon be released and will integrate with NextGen® Population Health. She is also a physician-champion on the company's Diversity & Inclusion team.
Dr. Bolduc served in the Navy in Yokosuka, Japan and Bremerton, Washington, and practiced pediatric medicine for 10 years. During her time in private practice, she discovered the potential of health IT and the power of data.
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