Despite advances in technology, perioperative care is still fragmented and variable, says Dr. Zeev Kain, who believes a “highly collaborate” integrated care model can help move the needle.
Having a model that includes both a care delivery system and a health plan not only benefits patients, it also offers vendors a unique partnership opportunity, says CIO Jeff Brown.
It’s always a good sign when an upgrade is uneventful, says CIO Sue Schade, who discusses the critical steps her team took on both the vendor and clients sides to ensure a successful go-live.
At Citizens Memorial, the key to bringing independent practices into the system has been flexibility, says CIO Denni McColm, who says the decision to “meet physicians where they want to be met” has paid dividends.
Clinically-led projects — “We’re being totally transparent and inclusive.”
Power of executive sponsorship
“Leadership all the way down is committed.”
From Allscripts to athenahealth in ambulatory
Analytics initiative with Optum — “It will give us a clear picture.”
The CIO’s challenge — “Projects don’t stop.”