Viewing a person’s health status as merely a summary of their physical condition overlooks many factors that contribute to complete health such as behavioral, emotional and social dimensions. A growing number of providers are looking at a patient’s complete lifestyle to get to the root of the problem and designing solutions that include non-pharmaceutical and non-surgical treatments.
As the demand for behavioral health services grows, and the science of addiction takes center stage because of the opioid crisis, there is an expanding consensus that whole person care is necessary to achieve satisfactory outcomes. We expect this concept to continue gaining traction and involve collaboration between previously siloed disciplines.
Whole Person Care was a healthcare industry trend in our 2022 March Healthcare Classic. Explore this year’s interactive bracket to see the most impactful healthcare trends face off.