David Nash: Helping Doctors Transition to Population Health

For many veteran doctors there may be a leaning toward staying the course that has guided them through their careers. As times change there have been signs that doctors must also adapt to the changing medical landscape.

For many veteran doctors there may be a leaning toward staying the course that has guided them through their careers. As times change there have been signs that doctors must also adapt to the changing medical landscape.

The field of population health may still be developing, having started just within the past two decades, but David B. Nash, MD, MBA, from Thomas Jefferson University, said there is no reason even the most seasoned doctors cannot adapt to this new approach to care. Calling it a "pivot from volume to value," Nash said can help doctors not only help their patients more effectively and effiiciently, but also put them in line for the best financial result and benefit on their end as well.