The Friday Five – HIMSS18 CEO Interview Highlights
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Our fearless leaders, Roberta Mullin and Carol Flagg had a wonderful time at HIMSS this year speaking with some of the top thought leaders of the industry. For this week’s Friday Five we have chosen to focus on their interviews with five different CEOs. Check out these highlights discussing what’s happening in analytics, blockchain, interoperability, value-based care and the Quality Payment Program. In addition, we invite you to listen to all of the HIMSS Highlights Interviews on HealthcareNOW Radio’s Soundcloud channel.
Buff Colchagoff, CEO, RosettaHealth
First up, in this HIMSS18 interview from Las Vegas, Roberta Mullin chats with Buff Colchgoff, CEO of RosettaHealth (@rosettahealth ). According to Buff it will take a “Community” to break down the barriers of health data exchange. Hear Buff discuss this and his community he brought to HIMSS.
Kelly Thompson, CEO of SHIEC
Next, Roberta catches up with Kelly Thompson, CEO of SHIEC (@SHIEClive) and gets the update on SHIEC members (more than 60 HIEs now participating), as well as an update on the Patient Centered Data Home initiative.
Rusty Frantz, President and CEO of NextGen Healthcare
On our next HIMSS18 interview, Carol Flagg sat down with Rusty Frantz, CEO of NextGen (@nextgen) to get his thoughts on how the industry can achieve interoperability. Rusty also talks about how technology is not only improving practice management but also clinical care.
Tom Lee, Founder and CEO of SA Ignite
Moving right along, in this interview Carol talks with Tom Lee of SA Ignite (@saignite) about the impact of recent modifications to the Quality Payment Program with the Bipartisan Act of 2018, as well as how the publication of the first year of MIPS scores in October will effect providers.
Dr. Jean Drouin, CEO Clarify Health
And last but certainly not least, Carol sat down with Dr. Jean Drouin, CEO Clarify Health (@ClarifyHealth) to get his insights on how healthcare leaders can accelerate the move to value-based care. The two also discussed why healthcare lags behind other industries in regards to both technology and consumer strategies, and what can be learned from industries like banking to improve care delivery and the patient experience.
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