With 30 million new customers shopping for and buying health insurance products, insurers are trying to find ways to adapt.
In today's evolving health care system, independent hospitals, integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers, and regional health systems will survive only by being more competitive, and creating a better patient experience.
There are four core functions of primary care conceptualized by the Institute of Medicine. The four consist of providing 'accessible, comprehensive, longitudinal, and coordinated care' in the context of families and community.
Presently, there are incentives for Long Term Healthcare and Home Care Facilities that receive hospital discharge referrals to adopt information technology that will monitor patient conditions remotely.
Effective, evidence-based health maintenance and disease management through technologically advanced bio-metric telemetry, safe video connectivity and individualized education.