Virtual care delivery offers much more than social distancing and convenience; it allows organizations to “meet the patient where they are” and overcome barriers to care such as lack of transportation and rural isolation.
As COVID-19 and social distancing concerns continue to impact healthcare delivery across the country, telehealth technology has emerged as the number one way to deliver care. Through remote patient evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment via telecommunication systems, providers deliver vital clinical services to patients – reducing care gaps and preventing exposure to the virus.
Now is the time for healthcare organizations to incorporate SDOH into their clinical workflows. Doing so can save time, money, and resources; it can increase patient engagement; and, overall, it can improve patient care.
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?
Healthcare executives continue to focus on the “Triple Aim” of healthcare: improving patient care experience (including quality and satisfaction); health outcomes and value (results compared to costs). Every initiative must impact these criteria. For a long time, everyone knew that …