SUNNYVALE, Calif. (Apr. 01, 2019) – To improve population health management, the importance of stratifying patients by expected risk is widely understood among most leading healthcare organizations. It’s certainly an intuitive concept: By identifying which patients are likely to be at highest risk of utilization in the future, healthcare organizations (HCOs) can focus their resources on the patients who will most benefit from early interventions that would reduce future utilization and improve outcomes. The tricky part, of course, is predicting which patients are most likely to need those interventions, and the cost savings the interventions are likely to generate.
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