An engaged patient plays a more empowered role in deciding on a plan for care, which can lead to better health
outcomes. Better patient engagement also can lead to the optimal allocation of resources needed to improve
those health outcomes. Integrating data insights into existing clinical workflows enhances and promotes that
engagement in care.
With these insights, healthcare providers, payers, pharmacies and life sciences organizations can support good
health and effective treatments.
There are a number of benefits for both the patient and the healthcare organization when a patient is fully engaged in their care. Health outcomes can be dramatically
improved when healthcare providers can engage a patient in their own care management and a patient is involved and aware of the impact of medications, follow-up
appointments and preventative care.
When a person is involved in care decisions, management of medical conditions and medication adherence, there is potential to lower costs for both the patient and
the healthcare organization. Patient engagement can create:
LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides data and advanced analytics to empower healthcare organizations to facilitate and strengthen meaningful patient engagement. Our data insights can be integrated into existing systems or workflows to improve care coordination and management for clinical delivery.
Through this data integration, healthcare organizations can see a broader view of the patient - beyond that one encounter - leading to a more holistic approach to care management. There are three key steps to achieving optimal patient engagement from a data perspective:
Ensure a Single Source of Truth for Each Patient
LexID for Healthcare
Our LexID for Healthcare solution appends a set of unique, non-SSN based identifiers to each patient record, matching and merging duplicate records into one golden record per patient. Having an individual’s information in one record ensures proper care management, prescription management and other treatment programs. This can improve patient safety and simplify administrative processes, which in turn can lower costs.
Maintain Current and Accurate Contact Information
Utilize Social Determinants of Health Data