Anyi Chen, CIO, Staten Island Performing Provider System outlines the challenges of behavioral health data sharing and maximizing the use of real-time data to follow patients within the framework of a value-based care model.
Michael Dulin, director for the Academy of Population Health at the University of North Carolina, says the time is now to integrate patient data to develop a comprehensive view of factors that influence outcomes.
Jordi Piera Jimenez, chief information and R&D officer at Badalona Serveis Assistencials in Spain, says good systems and shared frameworks are important, but having government policy drive integration is key.
Adnan Hamid, Assistant CIO at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, discusses the organization's areas of focus for health IT in 2017 including cybersecurity, disaster recovery, interoperability and more.
Indranil Bardhan, professor of information systems, University of Texas Dallas, discusses his project to measure the relative performance of ACOs, and offers his thoughts on how ACOs can best use health IT for care coordination.
Peggy Chou shares the journey Atrius Health took in improving the risk adjustment on its value-based reimbursement contracts. Starting with a deep analysis of its existing EHR data, Atrius began a process that included clinicians, finance and IT staff members.
The scope of changes under MACRA has healthcare organizations concerned they may not be prepared once implementation begins.
Rishi Sikka, MD, SVP, Clinical Transformation at Advocate Health Care, emphasizes why the intersection of big data and population health is so important for controlling costs and to improve health and wellness.