How to Put Population Health in Motion

July 23, 2016


This month, we’ve been talking a lot about population health and the enormous opportunities it presents for labs. To inspire you even further, we offer this infographic of five key actions your lab can take today to become a leader in population health.

Contributing Lab Leaders

Keith Laughman, DBA

Keith Laughman, DBA

TRG Healthcare

Rob Atlas

Rob Atlas

President and CEO
Atlas Medical



Article highlights:

  • Population health is the future—inspire yourself to embrace it now with this dynamic visualization
  • Follow five key actions that can help your lab move forward with purpose
  • Become a passionate advocate for population health in your lab—whatever your role
Lester World, M.D.

Lester World, M.D.

VitalHealth Software

Philip Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Philip Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Healthcare Informatics Officer
Sonic Healthcare

Lâle White

Lâle White


Judy Springer

Judy Springer

Vice President of Quality/Case Management
North Kansas City Hospital

infographic - 5 ways to proceed with purpose
infographic - 1. Put the patient first
infographic - 2. Optimize test ordering
infographic - 3. Turn data into actionable intelligence
infographic - 4. Play a central role in coordination of care
infographic - 5. Invest in enterprise level intelligence and analytics

Additional resources

American Clinical Laboratory Association. Clinical laboratory testing: life saving medicine starts here. Available at: Accessed October 16, 2015.
2. HealthLeaders Media. 90% of healthcare leaders will pursue a population health strategy—analytics are key, new report reveals. 2013. Available at: Accessed October 16, 2015.

Disclaimer: Keith Laughman was not employed by or affiliated with Roche as of the original date of publication for this article.

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