The pace of change for health care providers is overwhelming at best. In today’s world of collaborative medicine and mobility, access to actionable, integrated clinical information and applications, regardless of location or device, is a “must have” not a “nice to have”.
Transformation Journey: This would start with rethinking the clinical and business processes with focus on outcome, clinical quality, service quality and financial metrics. The approach to process transformation required concurrent examination and redesign of key clinical and business processes, technology and the “people”.
To launch this major organizational and process-focused transformation, you will need to work closely with your leadership to reach consensus on understanding the drivers, need for change and urgency to achieve defined changes. Put together a clear and understandable vision of the future and a well aligned strategy to achieve the future vision and targeted outcome.
The Challenge: To maximize physician, nurse and administrative performance, hospitals must create a fluid HIT environment that provides on-demand access to patient data and patient care applications.
50,000 Foot Perspective: Health information technology is a pivotal factor in creating sustainable health systems that deliver quality services and programs along a coordinated continuum of care.
Performance in the future must be efficient, effective, relevant and accountable. Outcomes in patient care, stakeholder satisfaction, revenue management, market penetration and population health improvement must be sustainable: