Mission

The Department of Population Medicine (DPM) resides within the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, and is an appointing department of Harvard Medical School.  

DPM's core mission is to improve health care delivery and population health through innovative research and teaching.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

New research agreement with Hospital Corporation of America

The Institute’s Richard Platt and HCA’s Jonathan B. Perlin talk about how the partnership agreement will benefit patients nationwide in the video below.

Recent news

Jun 03 2015DPM Researchers Conduct Comparative Effectiveness Investigation of Common Bariatric Surgeries

A research team based at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute examined total cost data for patients undergoing two of the most common types of bariatric surgery between 2005 and 2011.

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May 06 2015Dr. Ann Wu’s blog named one of Healthline’s Best Asthma Blogs of 2015!

In May 2015, Dr. Ann Wu’s blog, asth.ma, was named one of Healthline’s Best Asthma Blogs of 2015.

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May 01 2015HPHC Institute Approved for $1.4 Million Research Funding Award

 

The Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute has been approved for a $1.4 million award to study the impact of high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) on patients with bipolar disorder.

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