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. This involves more synergy among all facets of a health center, he noted. As someone who helps develop ways of improving providers’ clinical and financial performance through information technology, Chaiken said hospitals need enhanced communication among all their sectors to eliminate silos.
“The new world is looking at everything together and how they impact each other,” he said. “Today, it’s not done that way.”
With millions of previously uninsured individuals now paying for their coverage, Chaiken said the federal health reform law is ushering in a new wave of consumerism.