Contributor: 3 Ways Technology Empowers PCPs and Patients to Transform the Health Care Experience and Improve Outcomes
Tech-driven connectivity and collaboration tools empower primary care providers (PCPs) to shepherd patient care, while simultaneously empowering patients to make more informed and strategic decisions about their own health and care journey.
With the U.S. underinvesting in ambulatory care, patients avoiding preventive visits and PCPs still overburdened, new IT and staffing strategies are needed. But one expert says fee-for-service payments are standing in the way.
Jeff Bullard, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Product Strategy Officer for Catalyst Health Group, primary care providers, discusses the importance of integrating pharmacists into care coordination teams and how a team-based approach can help improve medication adherence and overall patient health.