Hospitals’ Engagement in Population Health: Moving Past the Medicine and into the Community

Melinda Chen, a primary care physician and health services researcher, and coauthors, discuss that “some hospitals are taking a broad population health stance. [But], at present, these hospitals are exceptions to the norm.” In this blog, the authors explore if “more hospitals [could] have the incentives and capabilities to develop sustainable programs that address non-medical determinants of population health in their communities.”