• Center on Health Equity and Access
  • Clinical
  • Health Care Cost
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Insurance
  • Policy
  • Technology
  • Value-Based Care

Secret Sauce For ACOs: One Healthcare CIO's Answer

Article

The technological underpinnings for an accountable care organization (ACO) include all the basic healthcare IT you have heard so much about, including electronic health records (EHRs), electronic medical records (EMRs), and health information exchange (HIE) for transmitting patient data between participating organizations that are not necessarily all on the same EHR.

The technological underpinnings for an accountable care organization (ACO) include all the basic healthcare IT you have heard so much about, including electronic health records (EHRs), electronic medical records (EMRs), and health information exchange (HIE) for transmitting patient data between participating organizations that are not necessarily all on the same EHR.

ACOs also need something else, according to Hackensack University Medical Center CIO Shafiq Rab, whose institution leads the Hackensack Alliance ACO in partnership with physician practices in its region. An ACO also needs software to fill in the gaps between the other systems and services. That missing piece, active care coordination management, will be the subject of an HIMSS conference presentation he will be giving later this month along with Alan Gilbert of technology provider TEAM of Care.

Read the full story here: http://ubm.io/1g7cuhN

Source: InformationWeek

Related Videos
Mike Brown, Vice President of Managed Care, Cardinal Health
Mike Brown, vice president of managed services at Cardinal Health
Mike Brown, vice president of managed services, Cardinal Health
Brian Mullen, PhD, head of innovation and product, The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic
Bevey Miner, executive vice president of health care strategy and policy, Consensus Cloud Solutions
Mike Brown, Vice President of Managed Care at Cardinal Health
kimberly westrich
Dr Kathi Mooney
Lalan Wilfong, MD, in an interview on blue AJMC background
dr robert groves
Related Content
© 2024 MJH Life Sciences
AJMC®
All rights reserved.