At Hill Physicians Medical Group, based in the San Francisco East Bay community of San Ramon, president and CEO Darryl Cardoza and chief medical services officer Rosaleen Derington are working with their colleagues to get to a strongly broad-based, multidisciplinary population health management model of care. Not surprisingly, the strategic leveraging of IT is turning out to be essential to facilitating the group’s broad strategies.

In the October 2013 cover story, HCI Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland interviewed a wide variety of physician group leaders and industry experts regarding the journey toward population health management, which encompasses numerous vehicles and organization structures, including accountable care organization (ACO) development, care management, patient-centered medical home (PCMH) development, and avoidable readmissions reduction work, among other types of initiatives.

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Source: Population Health Management in a Large-Group Setting: Hill Physicians Moves Forward