What is the country currently spending per year on healthcare? How are healthcare costs increasing, and how could they continue to grow?
These are the questions dogging industry professionals and inspiring dialogue across the ecosystem from payers to physicians.
There are a variety of factors driving increases like the rise in single coverage insurance deductibles featured in our latest infographic, “Healthcare: The rising cost.”
What’s driving up healthcare spending?
- Medication nonadherence
- Treating care retroactively
- Repeat hospital visits
How can wellness applications and health portals help?
- Smart medication managers can help patients monitor their prescription intake
- Logging data in health apps can eliminate frenzy when reviewing past health during high-stress situations with care professionals
- Closely following doctors’ orders for maintaining chronic health conditions