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.
Going from a data center to a single rack of equipment can result in a safer, more stable environment, and create cost savings that can be applied in other, much-needed areas, says Bill Russell.
Selecting a vendor can be difficult, but what comes next can be even tougher, says Mike Magera, who talks about his top priorities from an infrastructure standpoint, and what it takes to negotiate successfully with vendors.
At Wake Forest Baptist, patient engagement goes beyond just offering a portal. It’s working with communities and families to find better, less disruptive ways to manage care, says CIO Dee Emon.
The biggest mistake health IT leaders are making with vendors? Failing to continually reassess contracts and look for savings, says Brian Thomas, who talks about the need for true partnerships.