The Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health

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David NashBy David B. Nash, MD, MBA

[Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health]

Dear Colleagues:

We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health. The winner will receive a $100,000 cash prize in recognition of outstanding achievement in managing or improving population health.

Hearst Health Prize

The Hearst Health Prize, in partnership with the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH), was created to help identify and promote promising new ideas in the field that will help to improve health outcomes. Our goal is to discover, support and showcase the work of an individual, group, or institution that has successfully implemented a population health program or intervention that has made a measurable difference. image The competition is open to individuals, groups, organizations or institutions, except those employed JCPH, Hearst Corporation, or their respective affiliates.

For more details, click here. Finalists will be invited to present their project at a special poster session at the Population Health Colloquium in Philadelphia on March 7, 2016. The winner of the prize will be announced during the opening session of the Population Health Colloquium on March 8, 2016.





Click here to apply or learn more about the Hearst Health Prize. The deadline to apply is October 23, 2015. If you have questions, please email We hope that you share this amazing opportunity with your colleagues!


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One Response

  1. Neil Versel: 11 Barriers to Population Health

    1. Issues with internal systems
    2. Threat of financial loss from moving to a new payment model
    3. Providers not knowing when to make the transition from the current model
    4. Difficulty changing the organization’s culture
    5. Resistance from physicians
    6. Lack of appropriate skills/capabilities among employees
    7. Lack of clear evidence that the model will succeed
    8. Resistance from executive
    9. Lack of leadership/accountability in the organization
    10. Negative results with at-risk models in the past
    11. Resistance from the board of directors

    Source: MedCityNews, February 3, 2016


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