In today’s connected world, healthcare professionals (HCPs) are taking advantage of new ways to collaborate and social media is leading the charge. Collaboration has become a key factor for doctors using social media, allowing them to anonymously share experiences, insights and challenges. This type of collaboration simply wasn’t possible before the use of social media.
Guest Column | By Richard K. Grape, LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Data from both traditional health sources and non-medical sources, wrapped in analytics, can offer a unique view of individuals as they engage various stakeholders throughout the healthcare system. These data insights can enable extrapolation and identification of risk factors that are often complex and indicative of opioid abuse and misuse.
Technology is disrupting the healthcare industry, including patients’ expectations about their care experience. Thus, healthcare organizations should implement technology that enhances the patient experience—and use behavior design to ensure adoption.