Person-centered care is a framework that healthcare payers and providers use to ensure care plans address the full spectrum of health-related needs that members face, including medical, behavioral, and social determinants of health (SDOH).
In contrast to other models of care, a person-centered approach to care recognizes that each member deserves a care plan that integrates personal preferences, values and goals.
This member-centered model is especially crucial as the number of people in the United States affected by chronic diseases continues to rise. Already, 25% of adults are wrestling with multiple chronic diseases and by 2025, over 50% of Americans will be struggling with at least one chronic condition.
Continue reading to learn more about what person-centered care is, its benefits, and how advancing technology is making it easier for payers and health care professionals o implement his superior care model.