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Using Technology to Close Care Gaps, Improve Care Quality and Cost
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Research has shown that care gaps can be both harmful and costly when not properly managed. For example, not managing certain chronic diseases (e.g., diabetes) can lead to serious complications and escalating treatment costs. Resolving gaps in care is important to payers, providers, and the patients they serve. Doing so can positively influence patient health and lead to improvements in quality scores and reimbursement under risk-sharing arrangements such as Medicare.

For many years, industry experts have warned of the dangers of a healthcare system that is more reactive than proactive.