A Change Healthcare survey found the majority of healthcare executives are adopting social determinants of health into their programs, reports Allison Inserro of the American Journal of Managed Care. These factors go beyond patients’ health to include where they live and work, their housing situation, and their access to healthy food.
A Change Healthcare survey finds nearly a quarter of payers are using incentives for healthy behaviors to engage consumers in their health, reports Erin Dietsche of MedCityNews. Nearly half of the those surveyed say that wellness apps and fitness trackers have an effect on consumer healthcare. Read the article