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.
A key challenge in moving to a risk-based environment? Trying to create a single roadmap that meets the needs of different constituents, says Julie Bonello, who talks about the need to define “a new, integrated way of working.”
If you’re going to shift from fee-for-service to a value-based care model, you need to be agile and “humble,” says CIO Julie Bonello, who talks about what it takes to create a successful clinically integrated network.
Meeting the needs of local organizations while ensuring alignment with the organization-wide strategy is a balancing act, and one that often involves “interesting conversations,” says CIO Dan Howard.
If health systems want to sell independent practices on a hosted solution, the key is to establish trust, educate on the benefits of integration, and to avoid, at all costs, the oversell, says CIO John Kenagy.