Our Blog

Population Health, then and now

Posted by eClinicalWorks on Jul 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM

In the most fundamental sense, American medicine has been studying the health of its population since Colonial times. The establishment of the first American medical society in Boston in 1735, and the first medical schools — Philadelphia’s in 1765 and New York’s in 1768 — marked the opening, tentative steps to move medicine beyond the relationship between one physician and one patient to a broader perspective.

Read More

Topics: Population Health, chronic illness, New Orleans, blood pressure