Health Datapalooza Reports on Customized IT Solutions for ACOs
Are existing tech solutions able to meet the needs of ACOs?
Chief medical officers and chief medical information officers of accountable care organizations attending Health Datapalooza IV in Washington discussed the topic of successful IT solutions that are to actually drive change.
In many cases the technology is more functional when it is built rather than bought. IT could ultimately be seen as the key tool for success in an ACO. These tools must seamlessly integrate into workflow and integrate and augment necessary data.
“In the care coordination space we are doing a lot of cutting and pasting because we haven’t found a solution that meets our needs,” she said. “Providers want handheld solutions that are as easy to use as an iPhone.”
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