The first step in fighting opioid abuse is simple – decrease the amount of prescriptions. But if providers can’t see the problem, how can they fix it? CIO Dave Lehr discusses his team’s efforts at AAMC.
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.”