The explosion of healthcare data, changing consumer expectations and rapid acceleration of digital health solutions present great opportunities for healthcare delivery enterprises. To realize the promise from these advancements, health systems’ IT business units must fundamentally change how they operate. As the industry’s evolution continues, IT will play an increasingly prominent role in strategy development and execution. As such, health systems require a deeper integration between IT, strategy, and clinical and business operations, increasing not only the opportunity but the responsibility and pressure on CIOs to actively help enable and drive transformation.
Parrish Aharam is a Principal in the Informatics and Technology practice within The Chartis Group. He has 15 years of experience in consulting with a focus in both the provider and payor sides of healthcare. His range...