A combination of technological advancements and increasing clinical evidence has created a clearer understanding of how much the environment in which people are born, grow, live, work and age impacts their health.
Reports of the industry’s data breaches have been grabbing headlines for several years now. The challenge for healthcare organizations is to go beyond acknowledging vulnerabilities and to do something about them. But what? And, how?
To effectively manage care, care team members need to have access to the right information at the right time. Without access to relevant data at the point of decision, however, consumers might unfortunately experience a variety of unwanted outcomes.
When it comes to pricing transparency, the healthcare industry should be in a copasetic state. That’s far from the reality.
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When patients don’t follow doctors’ orders, the consequences are dire. Health plans can help by understanding the specific challenges that members are facing – and then intervening to enable them to overcome medication adherence barriers.
Access to healthcare in rural settings is a true challenge. Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. How should we be thinking about and addressing this issue?
Population health initiatives typically assume that members can participate in their own care on a basic level, yet those assumptions may not hold true for Medicare and Medicaid members. Their lives typically differ from the lives of those with commercial insurance, which makes cost-effective care management uniquely challenging—and even more important.
Several years ago at a national healthcare conference, Chris Mahai, now the President of Aveus, a division of Medecision, joined a small breakout group discussion and met Deborah Gage, CEO of Medecision, across the table.
In addition to leveraging claims and clinical data, insurers are now relying on social determinants of health data to paint a better picture of their member populations, create meaningful interventions and manage risk.