Population Health and the Future of Healthcare (Hardcover)

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1 Defining Population Health2 The Road to Population Health: A Changing Society3 The Road to Population Health: A Changing Healthcare System 4 The Roots of Population Health5 Health Status and How to Measure It6 The Social Determinants of Health and Illness7 Paying the Piper: Health Disparities8 Population Health and Healthcare Delivery9 Population Health and Public Policy10 Traditional Approaches to Community Health Data11 Data Needs for the Population Health Model12 The Role of the Community in Population Health Improvement

About the Author

Richard K. Thomas, Ph.D., has spent his entire professional career (40+ years) in health services research, marketing, planning, and business development. He is a partner in a Memphis-based consulting firm and is associated with various other research and consulting endeavors. Dr. Thomas provides consultation services to hospitals, physician practices, health plans, and other healthcare organizations in the areas of strategic planning, market research, and business development. He has authored or co-authored twenty books and numerous articles on healthcare. He was an early proponent of "health demography" and his book (co-authored with Louis Pol) "The Demography of Health and Health Care" has set the standard for the field. Dr. Thomas is currently on the faculties of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Center for Health Systems Improvement) and Mississippi State University (Social Science Research Center). Dr. Thomas has been awarded numerous government and foundation grants and has managed several NIH grants related to health data management. Dr. Thomas holds a Ph.D. in medical sociology from Vanderbilt University. He earned an undergraduate degree in economics from Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and master's degrees in sociology and geography from the University of Memphis.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783030838867
ISBN-10: 3030838862
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: February 12th, 2022
Pages: 357
Language: English