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Erkan Akyuz

About Erkan Akyuz

In May 2014, Erkan Akyuz joined McKesson Technology Solutions as president of Imaging and Workflow Solutions (IWS). In his role as president, Akyuz interacts with customers on a daily basis and provides new opportunities for customers to learn about enterprise medical imaging technologies and achieve their healthcare IT objectives.

Erkan Akyuz

Accelerating to Value-Based Care: 3 Ideas to Help You Maintain Enthusiasm and Momentum

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Value-based care will lead to lower costs, higher efficiency, and better patient outcomes. But sometimes, focus on the day-to- day logistics of your transition can cause you to lose sight of the larger goal. If you find enthusiasm for your value-based care initiatives waning — whether you’re halfway there, haven’t yet started, or are in the final sprint to the finish – consider these three ideas.

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4 More Ways to Overcome Challenges in Enterprise Imaging on the Road to Value-based Care

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These 3 key enterprise imaging features are helping organizations move to value-based care: • Web-based • Interoperability with other systems • Advanced workflow

In order to move forward on your journey to value-based care, you will need a plan to address the seven challenges to enterprise imaging, identified by the Society for Imaging and Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in their August white paper. We summarized the first three in our previous post and discuss the remaining four challenges today.

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The Enterprise Imaging Era: The CEO’s Path to Interoperability

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Strategies for Enterprise Imaging Interoperability

Imaging technology is quickly charting a path toward interoperability for the enterprise, allowing hospitals and patients to access clinical data and images in real time. This represents a new era for medical imaging solutions, but how can hospital executives manage these new resources?

Don Dennison, president/principle, Don K. Dennison Solutions, Inc., and director-at-large on the Board of Directors for the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM), sought to answer this question at a recent McKesson event.