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Breaking Health, Episode #153


While the pandemic may have dramatically advanced our virtual care ambitions, even pre-pandemic many people noted that care outside of the hospital resulted in improved outcomes for some groups of patients. In a recent conversation at the Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, leaders in care delivery for a variety of patient needs—as well as payer representatives—explored how innovative care models can better address complex diseases like eating disorders, can engage and empower home caregivers and community pharmacies and physicians, and better employ a limited healthcare workforce. In many ways, the panelists explained, it’s a logistics problem. But smarter approaches to predictive modeling, assessment triage, and needs-matching are helping solve some of our biggest healthcare disparities.