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.
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.”