Population Health and Academic Medical Centers: High Cost Meets High Efficiency

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Academic medicine is at an inflection point with the changing priorities of health care to focus more on population health. In this new model of care, the academic medical center (AMC) tripartite mission needs to be reworked into a new framework that prioritizes management of populations, integration, adaptability, and rapid learning. To complete this change, AMCs will have to undergo the hard work of culture change, which will be facilitated by restructuring governance and organizational structures to fund and champion the population health view. Care coordination and fund health information technology enhancements will be needed to support this work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-640
Number of pages10
JournalPrimary Care - Clinics in Office Practice
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2019


  • Academic medical centers
  • Accountable care
  • Care coordination
  • Population health
  • Value-based care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)


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