The Health-Care Industry Is Pushing Patients to Help Themselves
Providers are Using Tech Tools and Personalized Approaches to Get Patients More Engaged.
Posted By: crowdhealth|Date: 2014-06-12
Via Laura Landro at The Wall street Journal
It's the last mile in the race to fix health care—getting patients more involved.
Hospitals, doctors and public-health officials are pushing patients to keep track of their medical data, seek preventive care and stay on top of chronic conditions. They're measuring how motivated patients are to manage their own health and adopting a wide range of strategies to help them do better, a concept known as patient engagement.
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