It isn’t a single “silver bullet” that’s going to help reduce the number of opioid-related deaths, but rather, a combination of IT tools that can identify prescribing patterns and education on alternative therapies, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz.
Through a major restructuring effort — which includes organizational and leadership changes — Ascension is hoping to cut costs and create a patient-centered care environment, says David Chou, who looks at how this could impact the industry.
For many of us, baseball is a connection to our past. And unlike some industries that have been reticent to change, the old ball game is embracing new methodologies to deliver a better product, says Kate Gamble.
To some, innovation is a buzzword. But to organizations like UPMC that are leveraging data to create more effective care models and solutions, it’s a strategic direction, says Rasu Shrestha.
Are vendors and providers on the same page when it comes to their top priorities? In some areas, yes, but in others, the gulf is widening, says Lorren Pettit, who breaks down the results of the HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey.