The Past, Present, and Future of Population Health Research

By Susan Gagnier
Population-Health

At the recent Intermountain Annual Research Summit, Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA, Intermountain’s Assistant Vice President of Delivery System Science, discussed the importance of Population Health research. Population Health research focuses on the study of effective health promotion, prevention, and self-management to improve health and wellness. Dr. Savitz explained how a Population Health management model can improve patient care while reducing costs for patients, healthcare providers, and payers.