Category Archives: by David Chennisi

Pacing and prioritizing health plan renovation

This is the final blog in our three-part series, “The CIOs Role in Digital Transformation”  An interview with David Chennisi, Senior Vice President of Optum Advisory Services As health care shifts from volume to value, CIOs are challenged to harmonize stakeholder needs, advance infrastructure to “free the data,” and build better digital experiences throughout the health […]
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Aligning the C-suite by defining the use case

This is the 2nd blog of a 3-part series “The CIO’s Role in Digital Transformation” An interview with David Chennisi, Senior Vice President of Optum Advisory Services In the second of a three-part series, “The CIO’s role in digital transformation,” Optum Advisory Services Senior Vice President David Chennisi draws on 30 years’ experience in health IT […]
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Preparing your business for technology change: Nine essential readiness activities

In last week’s blog, we discussed the benefits and risks associated with major technology change. This week we offer perspective on the nine essential readiness activities that will help you prepare for major technology change. It’s important to realize that these nine activities: Do not need to be performed in order Are mutually exclusive Can […]
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Readiness activities to prepare your business for technology change

Across the health care industry, payers are asking themselves if their technology platform is ready for the future. There are two avenues to explore where technology change is concerned – either upgrade your existing system or completely overhaul it. The drivers behind technology change can determine the extent to which change needs to happen. Complex […]
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IT strengthens payer–provider partnerships as Value-Based Reimbursement arrangements take hold

With new reimbursement models, changing regulatory dynamics and broad quality initiatives, providers and health plans are feeling the pressure to increase their focus on the value of health care services delivered for premium dollars. Risk is now being transferred from payers to providers, blurring the distinction between the two entities. Increasingly, both groups face the […]
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