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Population Health: Improving The United States

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There is no proper definition of population health. However, population health is broadly described as the distribution of health outcomes within a population. The main focus of population health is to create health equity to promote health and wellness within a population. The components and attributes of population health are described in a figure 1-1 as the chronic care model (Nash et al., 2011). Population health is important to achieve a goal of improving the United States healthcare system to create an epidemic of health and wellness. The book describes in figure 1-2 as the main four pillars of populating health, including chronic care management, quality & safety, health policy, and public health to achieve common goal (Nash et
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