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Data-driven approach to population health management

What is population health management (PHM)? How can the Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit support your health system with data-driven PHM to design interventions and tackle inequalities?

Data-driven Population Health Management

PHM aims to deliver the NHS Long Term Plan’s goal to move from delivering care that mainly responds when someone becomes unwell to a system of targeted early intervention and prevention. That way, the focus moves from treating illness to having a system-wide response to prevent and reduce the impact of illness. The result? A better quality of life, health outcomes and experience for local people.

Our business intelligence team helps health systems with data and intelligence which underpin PHM. We can bring together all of your health system’s data from a variety of sources, including primary care and COVID-19 records, to create bespoke actionable intelligence. This helps you, as system leaders, identify and meet the needs of unique population groups and individuals.


Risk Segmentation Tool for Population Health Management

Our in-house risk segmentation tool provides information on health inequalities in specific areas, allowing you to make targeted interventions. It uses a variety of different data sources such as risk stratification, geosegmentation, COVID risk, psycho-social factors, deprivation and geographical location, offering unique intelligence about population health, all the way down to the neighbourhood level.

To find out more about our business intelligence services, see the PHM and risk segmentation tool pages, or contact the Business Intelligence team.