Patient Observational Study on the use of a Patient Navigator

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Patient Observational Study on the use of a Patient Navigator

Published on November 9, 2021

Dr. Amol Soin describes the results of a study on the use of a patient navigator. Dr. Soin thinks we can use digital technologies to improve patients’ experiences. Dr. Soin and his team investigated the use of a Patient Navigator to improve opioid compliance. They found that the best predictor of noncompliance was depression and anxiety. Navigator group patients also had lower pain scores, lower morphine milligram equivalents (MME), and lower discharge rates. However, causality still needs to be determined.


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