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The Population Health Model (POHEM): an overview of rationale, methods and applications

  • Deirdre A. Hennessy1Email author,
  • William M. Flanagan1,
  • Peter Tanuseputro2, 3,
  • Carol Bennett2, 4,
  • Meltem Tuna2, 4,
  • Jacek Kopec5,
  • Michael C. Wolfson6 and
  • Douglas G. Manuel1, 2, 3, 4, 7
Population Health Metrics201513:24

Received: 17 July 2014

Accepted: 21 August 2015

Published: 3 September 2015

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21 Aug 2015 Editorially accepted
3 Sep 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12963-015-0057-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre and Bruyere Research Institute
The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia and the Arthritis Research Centre of Canada
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
The Department of Family and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa