Providing better care for high-risk patients can’t happen until those individuals are properly identified, which ConcertoHealth is able to do using an algorithm, says CIO Sampath Narayanan.
From teaming up with existing companies to conducting a detailed analysis of customer behaviors, there are critical steps that can help organizations evolve to meet the market’s changing needs, says CIO David Chou.
For J.D. Whitlock, serving as liaison between corporate leadership and regional IT staffs to resolve issues was the best possible preparation for the role of CIO.
Having the right tools in place is a critical part of a population health strategy, but it shouldn’t be the first priority, says Taylor Davis, who believes long-lasting success “starts with people.”
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.