Until the industry can do a better job of managing patients – which means being able to assess individuals’ health on a regular basis – population health and accountable care are just pipe dreams, says Paul Roemer.
The toughest part about leading through a merger? Learning another organization’s culture, says Bobbie Byrne, which means identifying where land mines exist and how to sidestep them before making any major moves.
When warriors are brave enough to share the message about a condition, it leads to better care and more advanced technology for everyone, says KLAS’ Monique Rasband, who shares an inspirational story.
HITECH was good medicine for the health IT industry, but now that we’ve seen the side effects on workflow and efficiency, it’s time for a dose adjustment, says CIO John Halamka.