MGMA CEO Halee Fischer-Wright offers a healthy dose of skepticism about patient access to data, digital and remote health services and wearables. And then she cautions about the two things the industry must not forget to do.
Ninety-one percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.
If there’s one point a recent session at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute & Expo 2017 brought home, it’s that if providers and payers are going to manage their members as a population, they need to start by knowing them individually.
Sue Schade is serving as interim CIO at Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, New York.