With its potential to impact all three legs of the Triple Aim, improving care coordination has become a major focus for providers. But who's coordinating the coordinators?
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the change in attitude from "healthy skeptic" to "fear of missing out."
Hospitals and physician practices have been slow to adopt online platforms that allow them to connect with patients at home or on their mobile devices. However, patients will increasingly demand online connections with their providers.
Social networking concepts, mobile devices, analytics and cloud are key tactics for the success of any IT organization.
Realizing the return on investment from implementations of population health management technologies can take years. But there are approaches to optimizing programs for an earlier ROI.