For current health reform programs to succeed, such as accountable care organizations and patient centered medical homes, health information technology is a prerequisite, one the federal government can help facilitate, but not compel.

That was one message from Wil Yu, special assistant of innovations and research at the Dept. of Health and Human Services, who provided the keynote address at Health Data Management’s Healthcare Analytics Symposium in Chicago. Yu also underscored the urgency of such reform efforts, noting that the industry is on an unsustainable cost trajectory.

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