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In AJR. American journal of roentgenology

Population health management (PHM) is the holistic process of improving health outcomes of groups of individuals through the support of appropriate financial and care models. Radiologists' presence at the intersection of many aspects of healthcare, including screening, diagnostic imaging, and image-guided therapies, provides significant opportunity for increased radiologist engagement in PHM. Further, innovations in artificial intelligence and imaging informatics will serve as critical tools to improve value in healthcare through evidence-based and equitable approaches. Given radiologists' limited engagement in PHM to date, it is imperative to define the specialty's PHM priorities so that the radiologists' full value in improving population health is realized. In this expert review, we explore programs and future directions for radiology in PHM.

Porembka Jessica H, Lee Ryan K, Spalluto Lucy B, Yee Judy, Krishnaraj Arun, Zaidi Syed, Brewington Cecelia

2021-Jul-21

AUC, Abdominal aortic aneurysm screening, Accountable care organization, Artificial intelligence, BPCI, Breast cancer screening, Care coordination, Clinical decision support, Colorectal cancer screening, HEDIS, Lung cancer screening, MACRA, MIPS, Opportunistic imaging, PAMA, Population health, Population health management, Radiology, Screening, Value-based care