Real time notes from the tenth annual Health2.0 fall conference.
Serious Solutions for Serious Illness
Keep patients in mind first.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is a $6.4B Fund.
2/3 of people 65+ will have 2 or more chronic illness diagnosed.
What Americans want:
- 71% want better quality of life over interventions.
Only 30% of care aligns with their preferences.
Last year of life accounts for 25% of Medicare spending.
Majority of people with chronic and late stage illness prefer to stay at home.
Only 1/3 of deaths occur at home.
30% are in ICU in the month preceding death.
25% of seniors visit an ED at least once per year.
People don’t want to be a burden but medical spending cripples families with bankruptcy.
25% of seniors are bankrupted by medical costs
Solving these challenges require a systems approach:
- Public Education
- Payment changes
- Workforce development
- Monitoring Systems
What to do:
- Remember UX
- Move beyond freestanding apps
- Adapt to patient’s evolving needs
- Connect families and clinicians
Seamless connectivity is needed.
“Put more life in to years and years in to life.”
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