Sioux Falls, SD — Sharing data has been a sensitive subject in healthcare, but with companies and consumers becoming more willing to share data has drastically changed the way that we operate on a daily basis. The social and human services sector has been lagging behind in this arena, but a company called Face It TOGETHER is looking to change that.
Their aim is to understand how recovery impacts a person and society as a whole. The company has developed a proprietary, HIPAA compliment care management system that allows care service providers to connect with people in recovery in real time and monitor their recovery plan. While remote monitoring isn’t anything new, this space of addiction care has long avoided digital tools for fear of exposing sensitive data.
Why this matters:
The leveraging of this technology to help improve outcomes can help determine if peer support is helping patients to recover from their addiction. Data is a valuable new tool in the addiction care space that can help justify the costs and measures needed to recover an individual. The Big Data movement isn’t slowing down and now has the opportunity to effect a problem that is estimated to cost taxpayers 700 Billion per year.