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One important component of the national healthcare investing conference MedCity INVEST in Chicago April 21-22 is patient engagement. Held in collaboration with Mid-America Healthcare Investors Network (MHIN), the event is one of the largest healthcare investor events in the Midwest and draws providers, payers, healthcare executives, traditional and strategic investors across healthcare and life sciences.
At our annual MedCity INVEST conference in Chicago April 21-22 with MHIN, patient engagement will be an important part of the conversation. Engagement is not simply providing a medication-adherence app to monitor patient compliance. True engagement—the cornerstone of patient-centered care that all healthcare organizations should strive for—is a comprehensive approach that yields improved outcomes at