14 Nonclinical Ways to Improve Patient Health – including Medication Management & Improving

Nonclinical factors play a much greater role in boosting patient outcomes and cutting medical expenses than hospital-provided clinical care, according to researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The study identified 14 factors that can overcome barriers to better patient health, including improving patient access and care coordination, providing optimal medication management and nutritional support for patients at home, and monitoring their conditions and mental health. See related from NCPIE: Be Medicine Smart.