The goal is the same: to improve the delivery of care. But how IT and clinicians believe it can be achieved – and what they perceive to be the key obstacles – can be as different as night and day. So how can leaders close the gap?
What separates TechSpring from other innovation centers? It goes beyond the experimental, incubator phase and creates a true “connection to the organism,” says Baystate Health CIO Joel Vengco.
As EHRs are implemented, one of the CIO’s key role is in educating the board and other senior leaders about what to realistically expect with analytics, and managing expectations, says Joel Vengco.
If organizations want to reap the benefits of digitized records, they need to start with a solid data architecture and strategy, says Joel Vengco, who talks about his team’s efforts at Baystate Health.
The factor that can make or break an accountable care organization? Communication, says CIO Joel Vengco, who talks about how one of the most successful ACOs in the nation has overcome this barrier.