Five Ways to Start Using Patient-Generated Health Data Right Now

Patient-Generated Health Data (PGHD) has a large role to play in the transformation of the US healthcare system. As the system transitions towards outcomes-based payment models and more risk of care costs is borne by medical practices, leveraging PGHD to mitigate that risk and drive better outcomes will be critical for practice success. This paper discusses five ways that practices can begin to leverage PGHD immediately with little or no investment in new systems or complex IT projects.