The importance of population health management,

  1. Discuss in detail which thinking strategies you employ in your clinical practice that demonstrate a high level of clinical reasoning. Give examples of how they benefited your patients.
  2. What do you appreciate about the Outcome-Present-State-Test (OPT) clinical reasoning model? How does it influence your thinking when caring for patients and their families?
  3. Discuss the importance of population health management, and explain how care coordination and population health management can improve healthcare in the United States.
  4. In your own words, describe the benefits and processes of using the Care Coordination Clinical Reasoning (CCCR) systems model in identifying the priority of essential needs in a case you have recently taken care of in your work or clinical setting. Were you able to identify system issues in order to proceed with care coordination and interconnect with the interprofessional team?
  5. Research a national- and state-level professional organization. What information can you find regarding care coordination, and how does this work tie in with the current healthcare policy in the United States?

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