The approach many organizations use in population health – focusing on the sickest of the sick – may not the right way to go after all, says Joe Van De Graaff, who believes it’s time for a paradigm shift.
When it comes to driving adoption of population health tools, features like single sign-on and the ability to integrate with multiple platforms are just the basics, says KLAS’ Jared Jeffery.
Sometimes innovation doesn’t have to involve machine learning, Hadoop, or any other buzzwords, says CIO Jake Dorst, who believes the focus should be on solving problems in a practical way.
With a growing aging population, it’s becoming increasingly critical to leverage innovative technologies that can more effectively predict longevity and address the unique challenges these patients face, says Dr. Joe Kvedar.
Until healthcare develops a tool that can aggregate, monitor, and assess patients’ data on a regular basis, population health and accountable care will remain pipe dreams, says Paul Roemer.