Health Care 2.0 and Beyond

In a recent article in Trustee magazine, Pam Arlotto begins the discussion of how a three stage transformational framework can guide boards as they identify information technology priorities and evolve to value-based care models.

Hospitals and systems now fall into one of three stages:

Health Care 1.0

(EHR implementation, patient portals)

Health Care 2.0

(Interoperable systems; mHealth and telemedicine; business intelligence; cloud-based technologies; cybersecurity; social media

Health Care 3.0

(Care management platforms; biosensors; predictive and prescriptive data mining; precision medicine)

Each health system will have strategic imperatives that drive the digital discussion.  Boards need to know what stage their institution is in and determine how they can prepare to move to the next stage.

Read the full article here.