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AZ Healthy Community Design Tools

By | April 15th, 2013|Prevention|

Improving the health of Arizonans is critical to improving the quality of life as well as reducing health care costs. The most effective strategies are ones that incorporate the principles of population health… which includes health outcomes as well as the determinants that influence those outcomes including the public policy that influences the social and environmental [...]

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What’s Population Health?

By | April 9th, 2013|General|

No doubt you’ve heard the term “population health” bandied about these days…  especially as the nation wrestles with finding ways to keep people healthier while decreasing health care costs.  But what exactly is population health?  At its core, population health examines groups of people, their health outcomes, and the elements that influence those outcomes.  Examples of things that influence health [...]