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Population Health Management Overview - What Does It Mean for Me and My Patients?

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • Other: 0.75
    • AOA: 0.75
  • Cost: $5.00
  • Release: Jan 28, 2015
  • Expires: Jan 28, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    45 Minutes
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Roberto Cardarelli Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MPH, FAAFP
Interim Chair, Professor and Division Chief, Family and Community Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky

Needs Statement

Healthcare changes are impacting the way we deliver care with a focus of managing populations, and not mere individuals, to improve the care that is delivered at lower healthcare costs.  Population Health Management is a set of skills and processes that will assist us in these efforts.

Target Audience

Practicing clinicians and healthcare learners of any field.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe why population health management (PHM) was developed and its role in ACA reform.
  2. List the key components of PHM.
  3. Discuss the overarching process of implementing Population Health Management in the clinical unit.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Owensboro Health, and A-OPTIC. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Systems-based practice

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 0.75 hours of participation.

The CME hours will be reported by University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Approved for a maximum of 0.75 1-A CME hours by the American Osteopathic Association CME.

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker, planner or content reviewer has any relevant financial relationships to disclose. The speaker will not discuss the off-label use of a product.
Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.


This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky, Owensboro Health, and A-OPTIC.

In collaboration with UK Department of Family & Community Medicine.