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Know your community to improve population health

March 3, 2017 In the News

Conversations around the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its effect on hospitals have often covered readmissions and health insurance exchanges. Another outcome for hospitals and patients, however, has been the effect the law has had on population health.

At Lankenau Medical Center, population health has been a part of our mission for well over 50 years. Hospital President Phil Robinson, associate administrator Chinwe Onyekere and associate director for the Center for Population Health at Lankenau Institute for Medical Research Norma Padron, PhD, discuss the hospital's population health efforts of the past and present with Hospitals & Health Networks.