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.
No matter the size or complexity of an organization, the key to driving change is in establishing a culture that welcomes it, says Wes Wright, who talks about the work his team is doing to reduce variation across the system.
Being a rural CIO means being willing to put fires, and being able to wear many different hats – even the hat of security officer, says Jason Bray of McAlester Regional.
Securing a seat for nursing at the leadership table was a long process that took “time and patience,” says Susan Marino, CNIO at Hartford HealthCare, but it was well worth it.