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7 Key Issues to Tackle in Patient Engagement (and 11 Companies Getting it Done)

What are the most important issues in patient engagement and healthcare delivery?

Is one a way to help patients get the best prices for everything from massages to complex medical procedures?

Should we add smarter ways to teach doctors to the list?

There are thousands of organizations offering solutions to scores of challenges around engagement. Below are 11 companies who have taken aim at seven of the key problems. They’re all on to something.

All 11 will be part of the Innovation Showcase at MedCity ENGAGE, our summit on patient engagement and healthcare convergence on June 5-6 in Washington, D.C.

These are private companies of all stages that think they’ve found a path to improve patient engagement and healthcare delivery. When it’s all said and done, the ENGAGE showcase will have a collection of 18 startup companies, government pilot programs and non-profit experiments dedicated to taking on the most important challenge in healthcare (we’ll unveil the final seven in the coming weeks). Some of these I’m sure you’ve hard of. But, I guarantee there are others that have never crossed your radar.

The list is a testament to how many factors play into engaging patients and negotiating healthcare in an ACO world (and what key factors are left on this list?). We hope you join the audience of payers, providers, policymakers and others passionate about patient engagement.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the challenges (and solutions) that will be on display.

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