What is population health management?
Population health management is the use of people’s de-personalised health data to understand the health and care needs across a population and tailor services to meet those needs.
This helps to improve health and prevent illness through research and planning.
It involves the NHS and other public services including social services, schools, housing associations and councils.
How is my data used for population health management?
Your data, for the purposes of population health management, is de-personalised.
De-personalised data does not identify an individual, because identifiable data has been scrambled or removed.
Public services can view de-personalised data and combine it with other sources of data to plan public services to improve health and wellbeing. Here are some examples: