Lecture – Achieving Population Health Through a Learning Health Community

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The Edward P. Lawrence Quality Care Lecture
Philip Wang, MD, PhD, Cambridge Health Alliance

Dr. Wang discusses population health, including what it is and why it is needed. He covers suggestions for how this can be achieved by creating a learning health system as well as a learning health community.

Presentation highlights include:

  • Description of what is meant by population health and why it is needed
  • Explanation of what a learning health system is and how it is at the core of a learning health community
  • Discussion of how both learning health systems and communities are needed to achieve population health