Before HIMSS kicked off, CHIME took an opportunity to recognize the achievements of those who are making an impact in healthcare IT, and encourage attendees to continue to push for change.
If the industry is going to move toward value-based care, we have to start connecting “in a more robust manner,” says Cletis Earle, who shares his thoughts on what it will take to achieve integration, why diversity is so critical, and the common thread among all CIOs.
Building an effective population health management program is like building a house — without the right foundation and pillars, it won’t stand up, says Renee Broadbent, who will share some of the lessons her organization has learned and explain how others can apply them.
When it comes to how care is delivered, consumer expectations have changed dramatically. If we want to move forward as an industry, leaders need to create an environment that meets those needs, and build digital health into their strategy, says Hal Wolf.
When you enter an organization that’s been through tumultuous times, sometimes the best approach isn’t to focus on change, but rather, stabilization, says CIO Randy McCleese.