Jennifer Dunphy
Jennifer Dunphy
Contributor, The Yuan

Jennifer Dunphy is senior vice president for one of Southern California’s largest independent physician associations. She helps solve the major public health problems that affect her organization’s diverse membership. These include challenges such as housing stability, food insecurity and behavioral health issues.

The COVID-19 Calculator
Pandemic
With the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, along with seemingly ever-changing recommendations, restrictions, and government guidance, trying to assess one’s own personal level of risk at any given time or location can be confusing. Now, with the development of the COVID-19 calculator, people finally have a tool to cut through all the uncertainty and determine their own risk of infection accurately and flexibly.
Jennifer Dunphy  |  May 16, 2022
A New Frontier Is Opening in Medicine
New Era
Don’t smoke, don’t drink alcohol, eat more greens, and take more exercise has been the healthcare sector’s disease prevention mantra for over 100 years. These recommendations serve an important purpose but are long overdue for an overhaul. Jennifer Dunphy opens the door to a New Frontier of preventative science and steps inside to redress the old healthcare paradigm before disease causes harm.
Jennifer Dunphy  |  Nov 02, 2021
AI, ML Make Predictions, Stratify Risks in Healthcare
Optimization
One of the most effective ways to reduce healthcare costs is to prevent readmission of its high-cost patients into hospital. Jennifer Dunphy looks at the different models used to prevent these readmissions, including the area under the curve, to resolve this conundrum.
Jennifer Dunphy  |  Oct 06, 2021
COVID-19: Who is to Blame and What’s Next?
Pandemic
It is no surprise COVID-19 hit the US healthcare system hard. Top infectious disease experts have been sounding the alarm on a novel virus for decades, yet we were still woefully unprepared. To point a finger of blame at the US public health system is harsh. It has a thankless job, it only gets criticized and never praised, despite its sterling work keeping the public in general fit and well.
Jennifer Dunphy  |  Aug 30, 2021
Mr Darby’s AI Healthcare Journey Ends Sugar-Free
Optimization
The US healthcare system continues to lose millions of dollars in avoidable inpatient care despite massive funding. To build a reliable, sustainable, and effective US healthcare system one must understand how population health breaks down into its constituents. First, a system for delivering care to many people is needed. Second, the means to build, maintain and improve the system is required. Lastly, engaging with target populations is required, those individuals receiving the care.
Jennifer Dunphy  |  Aug 09, 2021