As healthcare continues to amass huge amounts of data, the industry can correlate financial risk with population risk. And in a value-based care environment, calculating financial risk based on population risk for a certain disease state can help properly calculate capitated payments and associated risk. Population risk is the proportion of individuals in a general population who are affected with a particular disorder or who carry a certain gene.

Population Risk was a healthcare industry trend in our 2022 March Healthcare Classic. Explore this year’s interactive bracket to see the most impactful healthcare trends face off.