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Population Health Hot-Spotting
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Theorists in healthcare have tried over the years to apply some version of the Pareto principle to the health of a population. While Pareto’s theory was that 80% of the land in Italy was controlled by 20% of its population, healthcare leaders believe that when applying the principle to population health, the real number of patients who use a disproportionate share of resources is less than 5%.