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Changing the Paradigm in Healthcare - Becoming Proactive and Moving into the Home

White Paper Published By: SAP
SAP
Published:  Feb 09, 2011
Type:  White Paper
Length:  14 pages

Read about the paradigm shift that must occur across the healthcare ecosystem to support a sustainable approach to improving and integrating care across multiple stakeholders and providing high-quality, proactive care of patients. Learn how SAP software can help provide an event-based, integrated solution.

Healthcare systems are going through a difficult transition.As populations age and require more from the healthcaresystem, traditional payers (insurers) are trying to identifyinnovative ways of coping with funding this increasingdemand. In many cases, individuals and families are leftwithout coverage or are required to make choices aboutpursuing treatments not covered by their insurers. Chronicdiseases are increasingly common, and their managementrequires more active participation by consumers than everbefore. Individuals must take more responsibility for theirown care whether they are willing to or not.