Shifting from Volume to Value in our Healthcare System

Pam Arlotto was quoted in Healthcare Innovation’s recent article, That “One Foot in the Boat Problem” is going to Last for a While.

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Consolidation Meets Disruptive Change

Pam Arlotto was quoted in Healthcare Innovation’s recent article, Consolidation Meets Disruptive Change.

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Digital health companies see new ‘exit’ strategy with IPOs

Pam Arlotto was quoted in Modern Healthcare’s recent article, Digital health companies see new ‘exit’ strategy with IPOs.

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Research on Hospital Patient Portal Use

Dr. S. Luke Webster, a consultant with Maestro Strategies, was quoted in Modern Healthcare’s recent article, “Black, older patients less likely to use hospital patient portals.”

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Information Technology: A Time of Reckoning?

Pam Arlotto was quoted in the recent article, “Information Technology: A Time of Reckoning?,” on HFMA.org discussing the industry-wide transition to value-based care and the impact on IT.

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7 Factors to Consider Before Investing in an Analytics System

In the recent article, “7 Factors to Consider Before Investing in an Analytics System,” on Hospitals & Health Networks, Pam Arlotto advises hospital leaders on the issues they should consider before they begin to evaluate data analytics vendors.

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How to Surmount Health Care’s Interoperability Challenge

In the recent article, “How to Surmount Health Care’s Interoperability Challenge,” on Hospitals & Health Networks, Pam Arlotto was quoted on the challenges of interoperability and how health systems should move forward to provide clinical integration and care coordination.

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Interoperability Is a C-suite Issue

Pam Arlotto was quoted in the recent article, “Interoperability is a C-suite Issue,” on Hospitals & Health Networks discussing how leaders need to steer the course.

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Why The Lack of Interoperable Interfaces Costs Health Systems So Much

In the recent article, “Why the Lack of Interoperable Interfaces Costs Health Systems So Much” in Hospitals & Health Networks, Pam Arlotto shares her thoughts on the costs of dealing with interfaces.

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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.

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