Population health is increasingly important in U.S. health care in light of
the Affordable Care Act and widespread acceptance of the Triple Aim framework
from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement that calls for improving patient
experience, advancing population health and reducing the per capita cost of
At the same time, factors such as reduced payments for preventable
readmissions, partial capitation associated with Accountable Care Organizations,
and new community benefit reporting requirements have increased the focus on
preventing illness and improving community health.
As organizations address the medical, financial and managerial aspects of
these changes, it is equally important to consider the ethical implications of
the new paradigm, particularly for organizations with religious foundations.
This presentation will explore ways in which the Christian and Jewish
traditions have framed concerns for the health of individuals and populations
over time and how these moral resources/insights can guide us in 1) navigating
the shift from clinical care to population health or 2) helping us pair our
expertise in clinical care with contemporary needs for population health.
Presenter: Michael Rozier, SJ, MPH, Doctoral Candidate, Health Management and
Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Run Time: 75
This is a recording of the webinar held on October 25,