Coronavirus crisis threatens physician practices in DFW and nationwide
As the number of cases of coronavirus grows and hospitals across North Texas and nationwide brace for the worst, primary care physicians and some specialist practices are seeing steep drop-offs in visits, threatening their viability and exacerbating the public health crisis.
Last year saw $41 billion invested in digital health companies. That’s billions and billions of dollars put toward innovating and improving a healthcare system that virtually all stakeholders believe is in desperate need of reimagination, reconstruction and revolution.
Pharmacists acting as an extension of physicians’ care teams is a key component of the tech-enabled, integrated care team I described above. Medication errors, poor adherence, incomplete treatment plans, and lack of communication around prescriptions have significant implications on the health of patients and contribute to rising costs. By integrating…