A Healthy Bottom Line

December 8th, 2014

Matt Stiefel, Rocco Perla and Bonnie Zell make a compelling case for healthy life expectancy as a widespread, meaningful measure of population health.  As we know: “We can’t improve what we can’t measure.”  My question: how quickly do you think can we mobilize to put this metric in place at the neighborhood level, where meaningful action on population health happens?  How can we build a movement around it?  I am looking for your pragmatic and sobering advice.  At the same time, I invite you to put on your “can-do” hat.  What is this really going to take?  And what stakeholders need to come to the table to make it happen?  I am all ears.

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Kate Hilton is a director at ReThink Health. 

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