Comprehensive patient information is one of the top factors that impacts treatment for patients in government healthcare systems and programs. Incomplete and inaccurate profiles can lead to slow service, impede quality of care and waste resources.
Healthcare companies are making big investments into these new platforms, but have these organizations made the same investment into fueling that platform with the best data?
Pharmacies pay close attention to how pharmacy workflow is structured to meet multiple demands for properly dispensing medication. It takes time, focus, and effort, and manual processes not only decrease productivity but leave room for error.
There is plenty of supporting published evidence showing that medication non-adherence has severe consequences for the patient’s health and results in billions of dollars in excess healthcare costs annually.
The problem with data quality goes beyond data entry errors. Patient data erodes at an estimated rate of 3% per month. It’s in a continual state of flux as individuals change jobs, phones, addresses and even their names (marriages and divorces). And you have to reach them, before they will come.