November 17, 2015

November 2015 Industry Outlook Trend 4 - Patient/Caregiver Empowerment

Tracy Foster Provides Insight on the Trend of Patient-Centricity
The shift to patient-centricity is here and patient engagement matters. When we put the patient at the center, we’re able to better identify their needs, determine how best to empower them, and ultimately, help them to reach the best health outcome possible. We’ve been watching three key trends: patient access and affordability, value based payment models, and quality improvement initiatives. Each of these factors is highly dependent upon patient engagement in order to deliver outcomes and value to the overall healthcare system. This PharmaVoice article runs from pages 39-43, and Tracy’s insights can be read on page 41.