The NC Population Health Collaborative is comprised of representatives of existing and aspiring NC ACOs, community partners, and patient advocacy organizations from across the state. The Collaborative provides an opportunity to engage in a shared goal of improving population health and health equity in North Carolina through shared experiences and ideas about transitioning to accountable, value-driven, health care delivery systems, and to identify and discuss possible solutions for facilitating that transition. The Collaborative meets twice a year.

To find out more about the NC Population Health Collaborative or if you are interested in participating, please contact Kristen Spaduzzi.

NCMS Guiding Principles

Presentations from recent meetings:

“Using REAL Data to Drive Equitable Outcomes” (virtual meeting)

Tatyana Kelly’s Presentation: Population Health Collaborative – Equity Data

This meeting was held virtually. View the full event below or watch on YouTube.

  • Helpful resources mentioned during the presentation included:

This meeting was held virtually. View the full event below or watch on YouTube.

Considerations in Population Health with a Focus on Medicaid Transformation and Poverty

Kelly Crosbie, Deputy Director, Quality and Population Health, NC Medicaid presents an Advance Medical Home Update


Erika Ferguson, Director, Healthy Opportunities

Considerations in Population Health

  1. Updates and Outlook for Population Health Reform – Presented by Mark McClellan, MD, PhD Director and Robert J. Margolis, M.D., Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
  2. Unconscious Bias: The Impact on Populations – Kinneil Coltman, DHA, VP of Diversity and Inclusion, Atrium (formerly Carolinas Health Care)
  3. Medicaid Reform – Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, President & CEO, North Carolina Institute of Medicine
  4. Population Health under Managed Care: Care Management & The Advanced Medical Home (AMH) Program – Kelly Crosbie, MSW, LCSW, Project Lead, Quality & Population Health, Division of Health Benefits

Social Determinants of Health

  1. Physician Quality Partners & Social Determinants of Health – Presented by Amy Messier, MD and Lydia Newman, MPP
  2. Moving Forward Together: Partnering with Your Area Agency on Aging for Effectively Addressing SDoH – Presented by the NC Association of Area Agencies on Aging (nc4a)
  3.  DHHS Vision and Priorities for the Future – Presented by Mandy Cohen, MD, MPH, Secretary of NC DHHS
  4. Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority – Social Determinants of Health: A Hospital Perspective – Presented by Richard Bunio, MD
  5. Social Determinants of Health: Implications in the Real World Practice – Presented by Karen Smith, MD