One of the most valuable assets CIOs can bring – especially those who have worked outside of the provider space is an understanding of “what works and what doesn’t work,” says Erik Pupo.
As the population ages and healthcare expenditures skyrocket, China’s hospitals must take steps to meet the changing needs of its people, says David Chou, who examines the state of healthcare in one of the largest countries in the world.
There’s no doubt that social determinants of health are vital to patient health. What’s not so obvious is how clinicians can fit another set of questions or screening tools into the workflow, says Renee Broadbent.
Tracking social determinants of health can enable organizations to better plan and manage population health initiatives, says Renee Broadbent. But before that can happen, we need to understand these factors.
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.