Health systems are making big investments with consulting firms and vendors to help make the transition toward value-based care. But what measures are they using to set goals? Warren Whitford of KLAS shares his insight.
The type of people you want on your team are those who crave a challenge, says CIO Craig Richardville, who discusses the value of learning from other industries, how he sees care in 5 years, and the question leaders must always ask.
Offering virtual care services and e-visits is good, but it wasn’t enough, so Carolinas HealthCare took it a step further by creating an app that lets patients safely share data from wearables. And they aren’t stopping there, says CIO Craig Richardvillle.
Multiple-vendor platform with Epic, Cerner & McKesson
“The future is interoperability and being able to share data.”
EDW, HIE & patient engagement
Using patient-generated data to create “a “unified, holistic view”
Learning from Mint.com — “We’re going to you.”
Staff motivation — “Being able to contribute is a very meaningful experience.”
Patient-centered care as a “core principle”
100% portal adoption
Proactive approach to security — “We want to inform, not scare.”
HIMSS Stage 6 — “It helped energize our efforts.”
Professional development plans