Increasingly, case managers are turning to mobile applications to help patients better manage chronic health conditions at home. While apps can be a valuable tool for patients, they can also bring numerous drawbacks, including adoption challenges among less technologically savvy individuals.
Leaving the hospital can be a difficult transition for older patients with chronic diseases. The Community Aging in Place—Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) intervention was created: to help remove barriers at home that stand between people and better health.
Case managers working with very ill patients already know that many people will struggle financially with their health problems, and a recent survey found that among people struggling with serious illnesses, 53% believed they were at risk of financial ruin as a result.
As we head further into the digital age, more and more industries are implementing artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other technologically advanced solutions to today’s business challenges. Yet to push innovation forward, sometimes all you need is a human touch.