We gathered some great insights today from David Nash, MD, MBA, the founding dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health, the only population health school in the United States. I talked with him after his opening address at our annual user conference, Allscripts Client Experience (ACE). Here are some highlights from our interview: Q. What’s wrong with health care in the U.S.? A. A report from the Institute of Medicine described U.S. health care this way: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health. Despite spending more money on health care than any other country, the U.S. population health ranks #17 worldwide, just behind Slovenia. As many of us know, that’s because the unhealthiest 5% of the population drives 50% of the spend. It’s time for Americans to stand up and demand better health care. The status quo isn’t going to work […]
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