Putting Innovation To The Test, Part 2: Is It Effective?

How can physician executives present an innovation to senior leaders in a way that demonstrates it can justify the costs involved? By answering these critical questions, says Anupam Goel, MD.

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Taking Risks: How CIOs Can Push For Real Change

From smart software to a virtual home base, the time is ripe for CIOs to stop being satisfied with marginal changes and start taking some risks, says former GE executive Walter Robb.

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Risky Business: How Well Are Vendors Positioning Providers For The Future?

Preparing for value-based contracts will require planning, new skills, and a new approach to healthcare delivery. For hospitals, choosing the right partner to help transition to this new world is critical, says KLAS’ Warren Whitford.

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Joel Taylor, SVP & CIO, CarePoint Health System, Chapter 1

About CarePoint
Upgrading to the newest Meditech version — “Staying where you are is not a good business decision.”
eClinicalWorks in owned practices
Data-sharing hurdles — “They certainly don’t make it easy for us.”
Creating a defined risk management process
“Now it happens as a matter of our day-to-day business.”

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Patty Lavely, SVP & CIO, Gwinnett Health System, Chapter 2

Revamping security
Cybersecurity talent — “We found it very difficult to recruit those skills.”
Prioritizing by communicating
Information Management Planning Council
Executive support — “Our leadership team is willing to ask questions.”
Starting a consulting company

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