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Health Care Quality and Efficiency:
The Role of Consumer Engagement and Improved Diagnostic and Therapeutic Accuracy
Vice President of Corporate Medical Quality
San Diego Electrical Health and Welfare and Pensions Trust
President and CEO
McGregor & Associates Inc.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Engaging Health Care Consumers
With health care reform, there is an increased focus on the important role of consumer engagement in improving population health outcomes. Purchasers are focused on providing consumers with resources and tools that enhance clinical quality through the consideration of medical appropriateness to mitigate variations. Trends include the addition of services like Expert Remote Second Opinion and Treatment Decision Support. Behavioral economics approaches such as financial incentives tied to health coverage have been introduced to engage individuals in these programs.
This forum will highlight some of the most promising approaches in this increasingly important arena.
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