Patient engagement in the digital health era
Are we there yet?
It’s become challenging to understand where things are in terms of the adoption and impact of clinical patient engagement technology. As healthcare’s quest for population health management (PHM) finally starts turning its eye towards patient engagement, we should expect to see more growing interest from data/analytics firms, payers, telecom and device makers, and non-healthcare tech giants in issuing consumer-friendly, clinical-grade tools.
It will become important for these new entrants and the healthcare organizations they sell into to understand where we need to strive for more progress in patient engagement technology. This applies equally with regards to the gizmos and software applications themselves, as well as the way we deploy these new tools into increasingly consumer-centric marketplaces.
Full article by Dr. Naveen Rao - http://healthstandards.com/blog/2017/02/01/patient-engagement-digital-era/