Beyond hoped-for improvements in clinical outcomes from actively engaged patients, patient engagement metrics now factor heavily into the equations of risk- and value-based reimbursement models. With continued anticipated growth in
these types of reimbursement models, healthcare organizations are continuing to invest and refine their patient engagement strategies.
With this as a backdrop, it's not surprising that a clear majority of respondents to
HIN's recent Benchmark Survey on Patient Engagement
have created formal patient engagement programs, with 4 percent of the remaining slated to launch a program in the coming year. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) mine clinical data analytics to risk-stratify individuals for engagement efforts.