With all the technology available, why do patients still struggle to find the right provider? The answer has nothing to do with technology, and everything to do with our current healthcare structure, says CT Lin.
The key tenet of innovation? Quantifiable outcomes, says Karen Murphy, who talks about how Geisinger is thinking outside the box to improve outcomes for patients with diabetes, and curb opioid abuse.
Healthcare doesn’t need more big data, or a data warehouse. It needs a way to capture external data and marry it to internal data to shape and modify patient and consumer behavior, says Paul Roemer.
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.
The realignment of incentives has enabled the industry to stop focusing on episodic care and start looking at patient care in a much more holistic way, and that’s a huge step forward, says Tina Esposito.