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Post a brief description of your selected Accountable Care Organization and a program within that
organization that promotes population health initiatives.
Evaluate the program’s effectiveness in promoting population health initiatives.
Then, within that program, evaluate best practices that promote population health within the
What seems to be working?
Have they addressed any barriers?
The Accountable Care Organization I selected is called the Heritage Provider Network
(http://heritagemed.com/?p=hpn-today&article=69). It is a large ACO based all throughout California.
It is comprised of over 3,700 primary care physicians and is one of the largest ACOs in California. The
Heritage Provider Network provides a number of services to their members including Population
Health Management, Preventive Medicine, and Educational Sessions. These educational sessions
promote population health initiatives. These sessions include healthy lifestyles and disease
management for Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, and many other diseases.
Population health initiativ...
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