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'Behind the Blue': The Center for Innovation in Population Health

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 8, 2023) — Housed in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health, the Center for Innovation in Population Health helps people manage human serving systems such as health care, child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, education and more by utilizing the Transformational Collaborative Outcomes Management framework. The center focuses on shifting these systems away from just spending time with people to seeing the work as transformational offerings by helping people change their lives.

Michael Cull is the associate director of the center and a professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the College of Public Health. Tiffany Lindsey is an assistant professor and safe systems practitioner for the center. On this episode of "Behind the Blue," Cull and Lindsey discuss the center’s mission and goals, the benefit for agencies that rely upon this type of crossover information, how the College of Public Health hopes to utilize the center to improve upon social determinants of health in the population, and more.

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