The keys to forming a partnership between a health system and a municipality – or any organization, for that matter – are in being transparent and being able to communicate your intentions, say CIOs Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras.
The idea of health systems and local governments collaborating to share ideas and resources makes a lot of sense – so why isn’t it happening? Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras talk about their efforts to boost care in Buffalo.
Both clinicians and IT professionals struggle in translating their particular needs to one another. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Taylor Davis, who discusses how the Arch Collaborative is working to narrow the gap.
If you want to drive change, it’s not enough simply to be bought into the organization’s strategy – CIOs have to be “true believers” who can spread the word to others, says Tim Stettheimer.
There’s a common thread in the questions that providers have when it comes to implementing EHRs, says Jason Hess of KLAS. And when the right people are brought together, they’re able to find the right answers.