While Accountable Care Organizations are strongly incentivized to reduce costs and improve quality, there is often little clarity surrounding patient engagement and its ability to help meet these key objectives. ACOs have to balance several competing priorities yet, even when engagement is recognized as an essential element of ACO strategy, it is not always prioritized as such.
The following white paper examines the effectiveness of engagement for ACOs, specifically addressing:
- The impact of patient engagement on patient outcomes
- The benefits of patient engagement on an ACO’s bottom line
- The role of technology in making engagement scalable, manageable and effective