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.
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.