Care management technology acquisitions require strategy

Burghard, Cynthia
March 2005
Managed Healthcare Executive;Mar2005, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p68
Trade Publication
This article asserts that care management technology acquisitions require strategy. Confusion abounds as healthcare payers attempt to nuke decisions about technology acquisitions for care management. Healthcare payers analyze the demographics and the clinical requirements of the members they must manage. Healthcare payers establish strategies or initiatives that are likely to require technology affecting care management. Identifying the various types of care management technology that could be required is the first step toward prioritizing acquisition.


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