Healthcare organizations begin to embrace digital disruption

An article in this month’s Health Data Management notes that information technology is transforming healthcare and changing the ways in which provider organizations practice medicine and improve care. More healthcare organizations are embracing this “digital disruption” to more effectively manage patient outcomes and control costs. Remote monitoring is one such technology used increasingly to provide care to patients who are not in traditional healthcare settings, allowing them to be monitored offsite. “Such capabilities,” says author John Morrisey, “are crucial for organizations that want to better manage their care continuum and handle the financial risk associated with population health and value-based care contracts.” See the full article here.