Population health isn’t just about exchanging data electronically, says CIO Don Reichert. It’s about leveraging analytics to make better decisions that ultimately keep patients out of the hospital.
Whereas MU initiatives got the big budgets, analytics is still stuck in a holding pattern for many organizations. But it doesn’t have to be the case, says Dan Kinsella, who says that if health systems are going to thrive, big data must be a bigger priority.
About Moffitt Cancer Center
TCC — “It’s an essential part of our care delivery and research model.”
Oncology Research Information Exchange Network
Taking Chemo paperless — “It’s one of the most complex aspects of the EHR.”
Commitment to personalized medicine
The steep oncology learning curve
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.”