5 key factors in choosing care management applications
The market for care management software to support care team administration, patient screening and assessment, worklists, provider communications and event notifications has also grown in the last year, Chilmark says in its recently released 2017 Care Management Market Trends Report. Even as providers are increasingly using care management, most of the technology solutions available to them is far from fully grown and accepted. Functionality that is readily available often goes unused as its value proposition to clinical staff is poorly stated.
As value-based care takes hold, healthcare IT executives should consider the following factors in looking at solutions that will help their organizations better manage patient care.
1. There is no single solution for all care management needs
Healthcare organizations have accepted that there is not one care management product that meets all needs. They do not want to purchase, implement and maintain one solution for each phase of the lifecycle of patient care—they are looking for two or three solutions, not five or six.