After years on the consulting side of healthcare, Steven Roth made the jump to provider CIO by joining PinnacleHealth. And while he knew the organization had outsourced its IT shop to Siemens, Roth wasn’t aware of the “depth and breadth” of the agreement until he finally had a chance to read the fine print. As such, Roth and Pinnacle are hoping to rebalance that agreement with an eye toward shared risk. To learn more about managing strategic vendor relationships, navigating the independent physician waters and building an HIE, healthsystemCIO.com editor Anthony Guerra recently chatted with the Harrisburg, Pa.-based executive.
- HIE/physician data sharing challenges
- Understanding physician resistance to hospital support
- Picking an HIE vendor and data-sharing model