This resource provides an example of an approach to caring for different subpopulations of people with dementia.
- UCLA Health adopted a structure that identifies people living with dementia, then categorizes these individuals into five risk strata.
- The top 1 percent have extraordinarily high costs with uncertain benefits on duration and quality of life. People in this stratum may benefit from comprehensive dementia care management programs.
- Challenges for this program included ensuring that the analytics team could provide the needed data to identify the subpopulations, and launching several new clinical programs simultaneously.
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