The article highlights how BMC HealthNet/Mercy Alliance is launching the CommunityWisdom solution to better understand community health needs in Springfield, MA. CommunityWisdom allows healthcare organizations like BMC HealthNet/Mercy Alliance to more effectively address community health by highlighting the perspectives of its members, whether or not they are active patients. The mobile-responsive, web-based solution elicits people’s thoughts about health issues, needs, and resources at both the individual and community level. The findings are analyzed and summarized as themes, sub-themes and, when relevant, sentiment to help health organizations develop or partner with programs that people will actually use.

Said PatientWIsdom, Inc. Founder and CEO Dr. Gregory Makoul:

The qualitative insights generated by CommunityWisdom are a powerful guide to addressing regional challenges and improving health outcomes.

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