Population Health Management Heads Towards a Mobile Health Approach
mHealth is once again changing the world of healthcare. With the concept of Population Health Management, mHealth can help adhere and be available to the concerns and needs of patients. “The goal of PHM, whether for a health system or an individual practice, is to keep patient populations as healthy as possible. A key component of PHM is patient engagement, or getting whole groups of individuals actively involved in and responsible for their care. Providing timely, relevant information that keeps patients aligned with their healthcare has been shown to reduce a hospital’s cost of unnecessary care by 30 percent.” This can all be successful with the adaptation of mHeatlh.
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