The most effective way to realize value from an enterprise-wide initiative isn’t to focus on the entire ‘enterprise,’ but on a specific area that needs improvement, said two HIMSS Davies Award recipients.
If we want to improve care and lessen the burden on physicians, we need to stop thinking about buying new technologies and focus on leveraging digital tools to reimagine the way things are done, says Bob Wachter, MD.
If the industry is going to move toward value-based care, we have to start connecting “in a more robust manner,” says Cletis Earle, who shares his thoughts on what it will take to achieve integration, why diversity is so critical, and the common thread among all CIOs.
Building an effective population health management program is like building a house — without the right foundation and pillars, it won’t stand up, says Renee Broadbent, who will share some of the lessons her organization has learned and explain how others can apply them.
When it comes to how care is delivered, consumer expectations have changed dramatically. If we want to move forward as an industry, leaders need to create an environment that meets those needs, and build digital health into their strategy, says Hal Wolf.