The way we deliver and pay for healthcare is unsustainable, says John Santelli, CIO, UnitedHealth Group. While payers, providers and employers have all contributed to the problem, they’re also key to the solution, he explains.
In the past, strong communication and leadership skills weren’t considered to be priorities – or even necessities – when hiring data analysts. But as the technology matures, that’s all changing, says Jenny Carney.
The challenge for most organizations isn’t a lack of data, but a way to bring value to the data without “dumping reports” on clinicians, says Jenny Carney, who talks about the strategy at BIDCO.
Whether it’s “upping our game” when it comes to managing ePHI, the latest policy developments, or the future of ACOs, there are critical discussions that need to happen, according to our experts.
One of the biggest challenges in creating a strong data governance program? Making sure the team is receptive and the organization is positioned well for change, says CIO Tressa Springmann.