Online second opinion programs can feel complicated. So when it comes to gaining internal buy-in from your care teams and physicians, we have a few places to start:
A mounting body of evidence shows that patient engagement can cut costs for healthcare organizations while also improving health outcomes. For example, an article from The Commonwealth Fund found that patients with lower activation scores end up costing more than patients with higher activation scores. Another study from Tractica demonstrates a correlation between higher patient engagement and positive wellness behaviors.