Convurgent Publishing Launches Website in Preparation for Upcoming Release of New Book on Population Health Executive Editors are health industry thought leaders: Robert J. Esterhay, MD, LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, James H. Taylor, Dman, MBA, MHA, and H.J. Bohn, Jr., MBA

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 26, 2014 Convurgent Publishing released the website for a new forthcoming book entitled, Population Health – Management, Policy and Technology, First Edition. The website ( provides a preview of the book scheduled for release July 1, 2014.

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A summary of content which includes 14 chapters focuses on areas of organizational networks, health impact assessments, socio-cultural models of health, Big Data and analytics, standards and terminology, chronic disease, wellness promotion, aging population issues, health information exchange, and health record banks among many other topics. Three central themes of network leadership, health in all policies, and technology innovation are addressed throughout the book by many of the authors.

23 authors from academic and private sectors of public health, healthcare, and behavioral health disciplines have contributed to this forthcoming 600+ page anthology along with its four executive editors. The book provides a contemporary view with both an academic and business orientation and practical case study examples of importance to public health professionals, academic medicine and public health education programs, healthcare innovators, government agencies, policy makers, and the private sector healthcare service community.

Discounts for pre-publication orders are now available online for individual copy purchases. Additional discounts for bulk quantity purchases of the paperback edition are available with release scheduled for July 1, 2014. eBook versions will be available (e.g., iBookstore, Kindle, Nook) by August 31st.

Please contact Convurgent Publishing's Director of Marketing, Sage O'Connor at for quantity purchase information. Individual purchases can be placed at 

About the Executive Editors

Robert J. Esterhay, MD, is the chair of the Department for Health Management and Systems Sciences in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville.

LaQuandra S. Nesbitt, MD, MPH, is a board-certified family physician who is the Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness in Louisville, KY. 

James H. Taylor, DMan, MBA, MHA, served as president of the University of Louisville Hospital from August 1996 through February 2013. He assumed a role as special advisor to the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Louisville and as CEO of University Medical Center in March 2013.

H.J. Bohn, Jr., is a published author on contemporary healthcare issues and principal for KMI Communications, LLC.

About Convurgent Publishing

Convurgent Publishing is focused on publication of textbooks related to a wide range of healthcare topics. Convurgent authors and executive editors are healthcare leaders, academic healthcare and public health executives, and industry thought leaders with key positions in hospitals, physician practices, public health agencies, academia, and payer organizations.

Contact: Sage O'Connor 
Phone: 757-641-0481  
Fax: 757-213-6801 


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