Having a model that includes both a care delivery system and a health plan not only benefits patients, it also offers vendors a unique partnership opportunity, says CIO Jeff Brown.
The realignment of incentives has enabled the industry to stop focusing on episodic care and start looking at patient care in a much more holistic way, and that’s a huge step forward, says Tina Esposito.
After spending three jam-packed days monitoring the biggest trends in health IT at the biggest industry event, CIO John Halamka feels optimistic about the future – but has concerns about the present.
While there is no blueprint for value-based care that can fit the needs of every organization, there are components that need to be included in any framework, says Renee Lizotte-Broadbent of UMass Memorial.
Consultants have long played a key role in helping providers fill the gaps in IT strategy and delivery, but how will that change in the next few years? Lois Krotz discusses KLAS’ recent findings.