The keys to forming a partnership between a health system and a municipality – or any organization, for that matter – are in being transparent and being able to communicate your intentions, say CIOs Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras.
The idea of health systems and local governments collaborating to share ideas and resources makes a lot of sense – so why isn’t it happening? Cletis Earle and Luis Taveras talk about their efforts to boost care in Buffalo.
As damaging as it was, last year’s WannaCry attack on the NHS could have been even worse if health systems in the US and UK hadn’t developed a collaborative relationship, says CIO Cletis Earle.
If the industry is going to move toward value-based care, we have to start connecting “in a more robust manner,” says Cletis Earle, who shares his thoughts on what it will take to achieve integration, why diversity is so critical, and the common thread among all CIOs.
Between having to support thousands of devices and being pressured to move the cloud, a whole lot is being asked of health IT leaders in an environment that’s anything but secure, says Cletis Earle.