The PILL Podcast

Episode 3: Dr. Roberto Cardarelli - Quality Improvement Guru

September 12, 2019 Season 1 Episode 3
The PILL Podcast
Episode 3: Dr. Roberto Cardarelli - Quality Improvement Guru
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The PILL Podcast
Episode 3: Dr. Roberto Cardarelli - Quality Improvement Guru
Sep 12, 2019 Season 1 Episode 3
Trudi Matthews/ Dr. Roberto Cardarelli
Dr. Roberto Cardarelli, Chief of the Division of Population Medicine and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UK HealthCare is a Quality Improvement Guru.
Show Notes

Dr. Roberto Cardarelli, Chief of the Division of Population Medicine and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UK HealthCare is a Quality Improvement Guru. He is an expert in Population Health, which Wikipedia defines as: "the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group. It is an approach to health that aims to improve the health of an entire human population.”

In our interview, he explains why population health management is so important, especially for states like Kentucky, which struggles with poor health outcomes. He takes population health management, a seemingly huge task, and breaks it into small, bite-size pieces: access and analyze your data; start with small tests of change; look at TCM (Transitional Care Management) and CCM (Chronic Care Management) to increase reimbursements; and lastly, be creative.

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