The relationship between vendors and providers plays a critical role in the success of a population health program, says Bradley Hunter, and it starts with honest communication.
As patients continue to demand it, physicians become more accepting of it, and the technology becomes more advanced, digital health is edging closer to an inflection point, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, recapping the recent Connected Health Conference.
When the root cause of physician burnout isn’t identified and addressed, the entire health system is placed at risk, says Lee Milligan, MD, who shares the highlights from a recent Tweetchat on the topic.
The key to getting people to work together more effectively starts with getting them to talk – but not necessarily about work, said CIO Daniel Barchi, speaking at the CHIME18 CIO Fall Forum.
Although legislative efforts to fund opioid reduction programs are critical, the real difference is being made at the local level, says Jackson Tate, who discusses the findings from KLAS’ recent study.