ThedaCare’s Brian Veara drills down to the rubber-meets-the-road issues when it comes to data and information management in a process-advanced organization committed to rapid clinical transformation. First lesson learned: the practical challenges are many.

At the five-hospital ThedaCare integrated health system based in Appleton, Wis., senior executives, and quality, clinician and IT leaders have been busy visioning the future of healthcare. For several years now, the organization has been deeply involved in applying Lean management principles to care delivery across the ThedaCare continuum. Indeed, the health system’s former CEO, John Toussaint, M.D.

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Source: Data and Information Management in a Pioneer ACO Environment: a ThedaCare Perspective