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Description - The Practical Playbook by J. Lloyd Michener

The entrenched separation of primary care and public health in the United States has been damaging and self-perpetuating. As both sectors struggle to meet their own challenges, population health has deteriorated due to their failure to integrate. For the first time, The Practical Playbook offers professionals in primary care and public health a roadmap to integrating their work with the larger goals of population health. Drawing on the experiences of hundreds of public health and primary care professionals from across the US, this book explains: * Why is population health important? * What are the practical steps that clinicians and public health professionals can take to work together to meet the needs of their community? * What are the signs that you're on the right track, and how can progress be sustained? Comprising case studies, practical recommendations, data resources, and commentaries from national leaders on both sides, The Practical Playbook is the new benchmark for primary care and public health practitioners working to improve population health.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780190222147
ISBN-10: 019022214X
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 15mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 01-Jan-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - J. Lloyd Michener

J. Lloyd Michener, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine. Denise Koo, MD, MPH, is Advisor to the Associate Director for Policy, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Brian C. Castrucci, MA, is Chief Program and Strategy Officer at the de Beaumont Foundation. James B. Sprague, MD, is Chairman of the Board of the de Beaumont Foundation and its founding Chief Executive Officer.