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An Environmental Scan of Integrated Approaches for Defining and Measuring Total Population Health 

Date of Publication:
JUN 2012
Associated Project:
Population Health Measures Project - Phase 2
This commissioned paper includes an environmental scan of the current efforts to measure and improve the health of total populations and the subpopulations targeted and/or directly served by the clinical care system and the government public health system. The paper includes a list of recommendations for defining key concepts, presents examples of conceptual frameworks for an integrated approach for measuring total population health and health improvement activities, and discusses several challenges and opportunities to align health improvement activities and measurement across the clinical care and government public health system.