January 5, 2016 – Curant Managing Director of Operations, David Cunnold, in Managed Healthcare Executive – The definition of a successful patient journey has evolved since the initial transition to value-based care. The focus on greater healthcare value, a perspective that includes driving better outcomes, necessitates greater patient education on medication therapies and the importance of adherence. Luckily, there are clear steps to take that are proven to guide a better patient healthcare experience and deliver improved outcomes for the patient.
Historical patient journey – A lonely walk on a broken road
Historically, the patient healthcare experience associated with obtaining and managing medications for chronic conditions has been confusing and difficult, requiring self-management with little to no coordination among or from prescribers. For these patients, the journey starts by being told by their doctor they have a condition that will require a lifetime of medication. Many times, patients are then left on their own to manage their medications.
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