The Key is Patient Engagement
The hallmark of value-based care delivery is the longer episode of care. Providers become responsible for patients beyond the hospital walls, meaning they must embed themselves in their patients day-to-day lives as they think about outcomes 30 days out—or for population managers, 365 days out.
Sound like a disaster in the making? We're actually seeing a tremendous amount of innovation from hospitals and health systems in how they’re overcoming traditional system barriers to educate and engage their patients.
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