This year, the United Nations is changing its focus from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) our globe has been working on to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), confirming the fact that population health is a global issue. This shift will move us from being focused on certain diseases for specific groups of people to promoting health for the entire population. We are seeing this already in the United States as the Affordable Care Act and hospitals across the US are striving to improve population health.
Out of the 17 goals set forth by the SDGs, number three on the agenda is “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.” The targets of this goal include things like:
This is certainly a step in the right direction, but it won’t be easy. There are several action steps that are required to make these targets and goals possible:
CarpeVITA Health is already on this! Our CarpeVITA Health Networks provide integrated care through networks of authorized providers that work together to promote the health and wellness of our members. In a CV Health Network, the fragmented parts of the current healthcare system become coordinated; procedure-oriented care becomes outcome-oriented; reactive care becomes proactive care; and provider-payer conflicts become alignments.
By providing a coordinated and convenient continuum of health services, we help people achieve their best health outcomes at an affordable price so that they can enjoy their best quality of life, restore health when possible and manage through periods of declining health. Our CV4P™ approach provides the bridge every healthcare professional and patient needs to Predict, Prevent, Personalize and Participate in their health by creating a customized roadmap to optimal wellness.
Every service and product CarpeVITA provides is an essential part of our CV4P™ approach to health and wellness, allowing our members and healthcare providers to work together to produce the highest health outcomes. CV4P™ is about helping people reach and maintain wellness to improve population health and keep individuals, families, companies, communities and healthcare providers on the right track.