What if there was a healthcare solution that paid for itself in just two months while delivering significant health and performance outcomes for an entire year? There is. But you’ve likely never heard of it. A game-changing role ideal for today’s healthcare reform climate, patient navigation is poised to become a household word over the next decade. It can drive clinical transformation, provide meaningful careers to put people back to work, and reshape healthcare at a pivotal time.
Assisting provider and payer organizations—especially those serving Medicaid populations—to develop patient navigation programs and train patient navigators, Accenture is seeing the impact first hand. By focusing on necessary but non-clinical tasks, patient navigators reduce the burden of overwork and help improve quality of care while driving more rapid movement through the healthcare system, generating revenue and saving money via new efficiencies.
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