HIMSS Student Presentation: Opportunities for Healthcare I.T. Collaborations Between the U.S. and Mexico By: Scott R. Terry May 21, 2002 AGENDA Purpose Background Potential Partners CIESS Partnership Implementation Plan Conclusion Questions PURPOSE To develop a sustainable, mutually beneficial partnership with the healthcare I.T. community in Mexico. Bring stakeholders together Adopt a partnership agreement Form work plans Implement pilot projects Re-evaluate strategic objectives BACKGROUND United States: Growing Hispanic population Need for diversity in healthcare management Globalization of healthcare BACKGROUND Mexico: Changing political environment Healthcare reform Emerging healthcare I.T. market BACKGROUND Ministry of Health Social Security Private Sector Government Government Employers Financing: Employers (ees) Employees SSA IMSS, ISSSTE Private Providers: IMSS Solidarity PEMEX, Others Providers Urban / Rural Working Class Wealthy Population: Uninsured Poor Military, Oil Ability to Pay Coverage: 40% 50% 10% POTENTIAL PARTNERS Mexican Hospital Association National Hospital Administration Association Mexican Medical Informatics Association Mexican Health Foundation (Funsalud) National Institute of Public Health Health Administration Programs Interamerican Center for Social Security Studies (CIESS) CIESS PARTNERSHIP Interamerican Center for Social Security Studies (CIESS) CIESS PARTNERSHIP Formed in 1963, nucleus of education, training, research 77 affiliated institutions representing 38 countries Educates and develops HR for Social Security systems Diploma programs, distance learning, continuing education Master of Health Services Administration Program Research divisions: Actuary & Financial Planning Administration Social Law & Medicine Worker’s Compensation Health Economics Informatics CIESS PARTNERSHIP Why CIESS? Social Security – backbone of healthcare in Latin America International network, including PAHO and WHO Resources / experience with international partnerships Relationship with Mexican govn’t, academic, private sectors Healthcare I.T. division and Health Administration program Full support to discuss potential collaborations Academic Coordinator – U of M graduate, MHA ‘59 CIESS PARTNERSHIP Incentives for CIESS: Strengthen healthcare I.T. profession Share expertise – education, training, research Access to information resources Co-sponsor seminars, conferences, other initiatives Study abroad, exchanges, distance education Joint publications Achieve healthcare reform objectives CIESS PARTNERSHIP Incentives for U.S. partners: Evaluate business opportunities in Mexico Market expansion into Latin America Share expertise Increase cultural understanding and diversity Increase membership / activity in professional organizations Study abroad, exchanges, distance education Recruiting for academic programs (MHA, ISP, others) Public service CIESS PARTNERSHIP Initial Proposed Model U.S. Mexico Academia Academia HIMSS Orgs CIESS Orgs MN Industry Industry IMPLEMENTATION PLAN 2002 Spring Summer Fall Relationship Building Strategic Planning Partnership Agreement - Establish point of - Partners determine: - Establish position w/i coordination - objectives HIMSS MN - Bring parties together - contributions - Establish position w/i - Information sharing - HR capabilities CIESS - Needs assessment - Initiate: - Draft agreement - operation planning - Televideo conference - budgeting - Adopt agreement - forecasting - Continue w/ operation - fundraising financial planning - Televideo conference IMPLEMENTATION PLAN 2003 Spring Summer Fall Workplan Development Evaluation / Planning Workplan Implemention - Develop workplans for - Secure funding (Possible workplan) agreement objectives - Partnership website - Pilot, distance training - Co-sponsor 2nd Annual - Expand involvement: seminar/workshop e-Health Congress - Students - Student / Faculty - Trip to Mexico: - Professors exchange - e-Health Congress - Professionals - Prepare for 3rd annual - hospitals / clinics - CIESS attend HIMSS e-Health Congress to - health institutions summer conference present health I.T. - meet w/ CIESS - Prepare to implement applications - adopt work plans - Status report, 1st year CONCLUSION Now is the time to increase interaction with the healthcare I.T. community in Mexico through the CIESS partnership. HIMSS – MN is uniquely positioned to coordinate resources and enter such a partnership. The opportunity exists to not only sew seeds for future business ventures in Mexico, but also to improve the health and well being of populations from both countries. QUESTIONS ?
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