In an industry where costs are skyrocketing and desired outcomes aren’t being achieved, fostering innovation isn’t just important – it’s vital to our survival, says Karen Murphy of Geisinger.
Providing better care for high-risk patients can’t happen until those individuals are properly identified, which ConcertoHealth is able to do using an algorithm, says CIO Sampath Narayanan.
In today’s healthcare environment, the mindset can’t be ‘what have you done for me lately,’ but rather, ‘what are you doing for patients now, and in the future.’ And that was precisely the theme at last week’s NY miniHIMSS.
One of the most important things Chuck Christian has learned from speaking with physicians? “If you can present data in a manner and process that fits into their workflow, they’re more apt to use it.”
If we want to uncover the “true patient story,” we need to connect the dots across separate entities and look at data in a longitudinal way, says Dr. Rasu Shrestha, who talks about his team’s strategy at UPMC.