Population Health Academy - Spring 2017
$2,000 – $2,500
Population Health Academy - Spring 2017

Population Health Academy - Spring 2017

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Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson Education Center

833 Chestnut Street, Suite 940

Philadelphia, PA 19107

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The Population Health Academy is a 5-day course that provides a high-level overview of concepts in population health. This course is designed for health system leaders and key administrators seeking a comprehensive introduction to the subject. The course is based our Graduate Certificate in Population Health.

Through case studies and real-life workplace applications, participants in the Population Health Academy will review and analyze key areas of Population Health:

  • US Healthcare Organization & Administration - the evolution of the US healthcare system over the past century from the formation of the blues plans to the push for universal coverage. The roles and perspectives of key stakeholders are explored as well as a look at the current challenges facing the healthcare system including what role the ACA has in attempting to address some of those issues.

  • Overview of Population - defines what population health is and how it differs from public health and clinical care. We explore the challenges facing us and the importance of involving multiple stakeholders to improve the health of the population.

  • Healthcare Quality & Safety - examines the importance of defining and measuring quality. A case study will use the Donabedian model to improve the health of a specific population.

  • Health Economics explores risk-sharing enterprises, like ACOs, and how the trade-off of risk and return are used in the management of such organizations.

  • Data Analytics delves into the world of datasets, data warehousing, coding and population health management software. Following Thomas Davenport’s Analytics Framework and Edward Tufte’s rules for data visualization, you’ll create graphs to answer a specific question and identify the data required to create such visualizations.

  • Prevention & Chronic Disease Management breaks down the component parts of population health such as behavior change, behavioral economics, shared decision making, health determinants and the levels of prevention. An analysis of creating effective wellness plans and managed care will be discussed


The program will start at 8:30 am each day, with a light continental breakfast beginning at 8:00am. The program will end at 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday; and by 3pm on Friday. All sessions will be held on our Philadelphia Center City Campus.

Price includes access to our online course site, course materials, a copy of our new Population Health Text Book and breakfast, lunch and snacks daily.

The program will offer optional evening events. Additional details about these events will be provided to registrants prior to the program.

For additional information, including hotel and lodging info, contact Melissa Horowitz @ 215-955-9817 or melissa.horowitz@jefferson.edu

FAQs

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. If you register and you are no longer able to attend, you may transfer it to a colleague. Please contact JCPH to provide new attendee name

Can I update my registration information?

Yes


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

What is the refund policy?

If you can not attend the Academy, after you have registered and paid; you may transfer your registration to a colleague or attend the next scheduled Academy.

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