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Alice Sowinski to Join PHII Team as Director of Program Development

May 20, 2015

Dr. Thomas Wilson is pleased to announce the appointment of Alice Sowinski as Director of Program Development for the Population Health Impact Institute (PHII). Currently the Director of Standards and Research at Schooner Strategies, a premier health care consulting firm, Ms. Sowinski brings several years of experience in population health research, accreditation program design, health care industry survey research and standards development. “I am excited to use my background in various areas of the health care industry to support PHII’s mission of promoting transparency in all areas related to population health,” says Ms. Sowinski.  

This announcement comes in conjunction with PHII’s plans to expand its current certification and accreditation programs. As part of this expansion, Ms. Sowinski plans to work with Dr. Wilson, the Board of Directors, the Steering Committee, and other friends of PHII to incorporate a cost transparency component into PHII’s programs, and create additional levels of certification and accreditation to create additional options for applicants.

 

PHII Board Members to Speak on National Population Health Webinar

March 17, 2015

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Breaking the Seal on Drug Research

June 29, 2013

PETER DOSHI walked across the campus of Johns Hopkins University in a rumpled polo shirt and stonewashed jeans, a backpack slung over one shoulder. An unremarkable presence on a campus filled with backpack-toters, he is 32, and not sure where he’ll be working come August, when his postdoctoral fellowship ends.

Transparency Not Enough To Cut Health Care Costs, Experts Say

June 19, 2013

During a Senate Committee on Finance hearing Tuesday, health experts urged lawmakers to look beyond efforts to increase health care transparency -- such as making online health care pricing data more widely available -- to control the increasing cost of health care services, Kaiser Health News' "Capsules" report

Peer to Peer

June 8, 2013

ASK a researcher what annoys him most about scientific publishing, and slowness will come near the top of the list of gripes. It takes nearly six months, on average, for a manuscript to wend its way from submission to publication. Worse, before a paper is accepted by a journal, it is often rejected by one or more others. The reason need not be a fatal flaw in the research; sometimes the work is simply not splashy enough for outlets high up in the pecking order.

Strategic Alliance between AHIMA Foundation and PHII

April 28, 2011

On April 28, 2011, the Population Health Impact Institute (PHII) and the American Health Information Management Association Foundation in (AHIMA Foundation) entered into a “Strategic Working Relationship on the Advancement and Accessibility of Scientific Knowledge in Health Information Management.” The goal of this relationship is to expand the healthcare community's access to timely, evidence-based, actionable best practice information across the various settings and modes of healthcare delivery by making that information accessible and understandable to all.

Join Us For Complimentary Webinar on 3/11 “The Value of Transparency for the Evaluation of Wellness and other Population Health Programs:”

March 11, 2010

                              For complimentary registration, please click here
 

New Peer-Reviewed Paper Published: Framework for Assessing Wellness .... in Journal of Health and Productivity

December 31, 2009

Abstract (Link for PDF of entire paper below)

Objective:

To provide a framework for the evaluation of the financial impact of wellness programs compared to an alternative (standard community care or another wellness program).

Methods:

Population Health Impact Institute Issues 25th Certification Pursuant to the Methods Evaluation Process [TM] (MEP [TM]) Program

December 17, 2009

Population Health Impact Institute Issues 25th Certification Pursuant to the Methods Evaluation Process (MEP) Program

Certification Course Now Available Online at www.phiinstitute.org

LOVELAND, OH / December 17, 2009 / PR Newswire -- The Population Health Impact Institute (PHII) is pleased to announce that Joe Chimera, Ph.D., is the 25th person to receive the Methods Evaluation Process (MEP) Certification.  

Population Health Impact Institute Launches "Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program" [TM] - H-TAP [TM]

November 23, 2009

LOVELAND, OH / November 23, 2009 / PR Newswire -- The Population Health Impact Institute (PHII), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is pleased to announced that PHII’s Board of Directors has approved the Healthcare Transparency Accreditation Program, v 1.0 (H-TAP [TM]) after two years of development.  Nurtur, a life, health, and wellness company based in Farmington, CT is the first organization to receive the H-TAP accreditation seal for five of its programs.

In the Arena: Our public comments in May are part of the FCCCER report

July 3, 2009

The Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research (FCCCER) just released their report see: http://www.hhs.gov/recovery/programs/cer/cerannualrpt.pdf

2009 Collaborative Practice Summit --"Trust, but Verify" See our ad in Case in Point Magazine

June 4, 2009

Population Health Impact Institute has expressed its support for the Collaborative Practice Summit

 

Click here for view of supplement on the Summit. We are on page 29.

DMCB Posting on PHII's comments to FEDS on peer-review & transparency

June 4, 2009

"More Transparency Is Needed on Comparative Effectiveness Research." 

Disease Care Management Blog. June 4, 2009

Cllck here

Modern Healthcare story mentions PHII's comment to the FEDS

June 2, 2009

"Comparative-effectiveness group talks big money". 

Modern Healthcare.  May 15, 2009

Click here

Health Leaders Media headlines "Transparency" and mentions the Population Health Impact Institute

June 1, 2009

 

"Diversity, Transparency Issues Raised at Comparative Effectiveness Hearing" 

Health Leaders Media. May 15, 2009

Click here for article.

 

 

MEP Workshops to be held in conjunction with CMSA Meeting: June 18th, Phoenix, AZ

April 22, 2009

LOVELAND, OH / April 22, 2009 / Insurance Net -- The Population Health Impact Institute (PHII), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is pleased to announce the offering of two Workshops on the Methods Evaluation Process™ (MEP™) on June 18th in Phoenix, Arizona.  Attendees will learn the evaluation strategies that promote transparent attribution methods and comparative effectiveness assessments. 

Population Health Impact Institute Announces Online Course for Method Evaluation Process (MEP) Standards

March 31, 2009

The Population Health Impact Institute (PHII), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is pleased to announce the launch of the Methods Evaluation Process (MEP) online education program. Through the MEP course, individuals will learn the evaluation strategies that promote transparent attribution methods and comparative effectiveness assessments.

Click here for full press release.

PHII to offer workshop at the Institute for Health and Productivity Management Meeting, April 8, 2009

March 4, 2009

Title: Comparative Effectiveness: The New Evaluation Paradigm for Employer Value-Based Health Care

Workshop Leader: Thomas Wilson, PhD, DrPH

Summary: It's the new buzz term in Washington – “Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)” – with the CER “experts” charged to “separate the wheat from the chaff."  Laudable goal, but does it meet reality?  And will the results be definitive?

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Case Management Society of America Adopts Resolution to Support the Population Health Impact Institute

December 8, 2005

CMSA's board encourages others in the health care industry "to support the principles and standards-settijng processs of the PHI Institute.  Click here for full press release.


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