Even with all the information available on a patient, the care picture is still “rough and poorly defined,” says David Muntz. Social determinants, however, can play a key role by adding some pixels.
If we want to improve care quality and control costs, it’s not just the patient and family that should be placed at the center, says David Muntz, who proposes a new formula to help “extend our focus and change our vision.”
Contrary to popular belief, managed services doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing proposition, says David Muntz. And in fact, there are several different combinations healthcare IT leaders can use to help meet strategic goals.
For David Muntz, the most rewarding part of being at CHIME-HIMSS was “the meaningful conversation,” whether it took place at presentations, on the exhibit floor, at social events, or in the hallway.
From security breaches to caregiver burnout, there are countless obstacles facing CIOs. But there are also countless opportunities to advance organizations – and care – forward, says David Muntz.