Patients with more than a single chronic disease require a different type of care. Understanding the challenges of this patient population, how to best help, and how to prevent disease are all important considerations.
“Better serving polychronic patients means considering social determinants and health equity. It means making real efforts to improve patient engagement and prioritizing care with the right information. Find out how you can enable fundamental changes in the health care system. Reinvent processes, priorities and systems to treat the whole person and help change the trajectory of health care costs.” Download the white paper here.
(Source: Optum, 2021)