There’s no question as to why social determinants should be incorporated into the care picture. The questions, according to Mike Davis, are around how to do it in the most effective ways possible.
Although it’s undoubtedly frustrating, being passed up for a promotion – or worse, being let go – presents a tremendous professional growth opportunity, as long as you’re willing to ask yourself some questions, says CIO Sheryl Sypek.
Digital technologies like voice applications offer enormous potential to improve decision-making and drive down costs – if we’re willing to truly embrace them, says Dr. Zafar Chaudry, who discusses his philosophy at Seattle Children’s.
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.
Achieving success with value-based reimbursement means aligning incentives, choosing the right metrics, and changing the culture, says Bradley Hunter of KLAS. The big question, of course, is how to make that happen.