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.
Ten years ago, ACOs and HIEs were the next big thing. Now, it’s data warehousing and analytics tools that have the potential to change the way care is practiced and business is conducted, says CIO Jason Bray.
A lot of what people think they know about interoperability and data exchange isn’t necessarily true, says Chuck Christian, who welcomes the opportunity to clear the air and have a real discussion.
The reality of being in a best-of-breed environment is that “there’s a lot of spaghetti connecting systems together,” says CIO Eric Raffin, who talks about how his team is working toward a solution.
For CIOs, the horrific events in Texas should serve as a call to action to revisit your HIE and make sure your organization is prepared to access and share data in an emergency, says Sue Schade.