Buying an EMR is an important decision, but choosing an analytics solution is far more important. In today’s healthcare marketplace, installing an EMR is table stakes. Granted, it’s necessary and expensive table stakes, but it’s still just the starting point.
The emerging consumer-centric health care models are in stark contrast to what’s being left behind, and perhaps nobody understands that more than Ken Kleinberg. The changes we’re about to witness ultimately will cause attitude adjustments among physicians who now complain that retail health clinics are not staffed by doctors, or that drugs actually are being sold where they are prescribed.
In the age of reform, healthcare settings are becoming more diverse. You’ve probably heard of consumer-driven healthcare. Well, how about the medical retail store? Walgreens’ Adam Pellegrini visited Madison Tuesday to discuss the role of the retail healthcare delivery via Walgreens’ Omni-Channel Digital Health program.
New requirements for value, meaningful use and benefits coverage are pushing providers to improve information technology systems, revamp business strategies and consider organizational partnerships, according to two healthcare leaders in healthcare finance and IT. Infor Chief Medical Information Officer Dr. Barry Chaiken said changes in the healthcare business model are incentivizing providers to move toward value-based care and risk sharing.