Population Health Management
[WLO: 2] [CLOs: 2, 3, 5, 6] Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read the following articles: A Profile in Population Health Management: The Sandra Eskenazi Center for Brain Care Innovation:
This Care Model Emphasizes Social, Behavioral, and Environmental Determinants of Health When Treating Dementia Accounting for Accountable Care: Value-Based Population Health Management How Executives’ Expectations and Experiences Shape Population Health Management Strategies Watch the following video: What Is Population Health? (Links to an external site.)
After the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, health care organizations have been faced with significant challenges in providing quality care to all Americans. HealthyPeople.gov (Links to an external site.) also encourages health care organizations to focus on the relevance of social determinants and health status. Take on the role of the administrator of a community hospital in your area. You would like to implement a strategic plan to improve the health status of your community. Select a vulnerable population in your area affected by a disease or condition. Examples include aging, COVID-19, diabetes, Ebola, heart disease, opioid epidemics, Zikavirus, and so on.
Write a three- to five-page paper that details your strategic plan.
In your paper, you take on the role of the administrator of a community hospital in your area and address the following:
Describe the population, including demographics and risk factors that determine health in this population.
Explain the disease or condition prevalent in this population.
Identify access and barriers to health care and treatment options for this population, including local, state, and federal policies regulating control and prevention of your selected disease or condition in this population.
Propose at least three strategies to improve the health of the selected population.
Develop at least three key indicators to measure the success of your proposed population health management.
Support your response with a minimum of three scholarly sources that were published in the last 5 years.
The Population Health Management assignment Must be three to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages and formatted according to APA Style (Links to an external site.) as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.) resource. Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper Student’s name University of Arizona Global Campus Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance. Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph.
Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper. For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Writing Center resources. Must use at least three scholarly or peer-reviewed sources published in the past 5 years. The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor.
Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for this assignment. To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, view this University of Arizona Global Campus Library Quick ‘n’ Dirty (Links to an external site.) tutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus Library and the research process, and provides some library search tips.
Must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide. Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the APA: Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.