Healthcare doesn’t need more big data, or a data warehouse. It needs a way to capture external data and marry it to internal data to shape and modify patient and consumer behavior, says Paul Roemer.
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.
If organizations – particularly ACOs – really want to understand what data clinicians need to provide the best care, they need to go to the source, says Tina Esposito of Advocate Health Care.
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.