As the industry makes the transition to care delivery and payment models that recognize and reward value over volume, cloud computing is well positioned to be a key enabler of change. Before they can work together more effectively towards high-quality care at an affordable cost, payers, providers, and health care consumers must agree on what they are working toward: What care is appropriate? What care will be paid for? What are the variables that affect selection among a variety of health care options? Through the cloud, this information can be accessed, reconciled, analyzed, and delivered. Read the full article by Bob Franceschini, vice president for enterprise architecture in Managed Care Magazine.
VP, Enterprise Architecture and Technology
McKesson Health Solutions
Bob is an IT visionary and strategist with nearly 25 years of success in designing, developing and deploying technology solutions to meet diverse and complex business challenges in the private sector.
Here, Bob Franceschini, vice president of enterprise architecture and technology for McKesson Health Solutions, discusses the applicability and benefits of cloud computing in healthcare with interviewer Mabel Jong.