A double whammy of jaw-dropping costs and numerous indicators of an increasingly unhealthy population make the need for clinical reform and population health management clear.

But there are significant clinical, technological, political and financial hurdles to clear before the American health care system can truly address population health management-defined as an effort to step beyond the individual-level focus of mainstream medicine by addressing a broad range of factors that impact health on a population level.

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