DK5. “Picking Up Steam 2006-2014” with David Kindig

Podcast #5
Picking Up Steam 2006-2014

County Health Rankings Model

Dave tells us about how the population health idea began to catch on, in scholarship as well as in the County Health Rankings, Federal Medicare and Medicaid. The momentum continued in his blog and the founding of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Population Health Improvement …saying to Robert Wood Johnson  “…they couldn’t say no”.


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  3. Peppard PE, Kindig DA, Dranger E, Jovaag A, Remington PL. 2008. Ranking Community Health Status to Stimulate Discussion of Local Public Health Issues: The Wisconsin County Health Rankings. Am J Public Health 98(2):209-212.
  4. Kindig DA, Booske BC, Remington PL. 2010. Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH): Metrics, Incentives, and Partnerships for Population Health. Prev Chronic Dis 7(4).
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7. The Roundtable on Population Health Improvement. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.