To assume that patients don’t want access to their data “underestimates” what they can do, says AMIA CEO Doug Fridsma, who talks about why it can be empowering for patients, providers, and developers.
One of the healthcare leader’s most important functions is to help shape the next generation of leaders, says Bill Russell, who talks about the role mentors have played in his career, and how he hopes to pay it forward.
Personalized care must move to a collaborative model where patients receive concierge services anywhere they may be along the clinical continuum of care, says CMIO Albert Villarin. The question is how to make that happen.
In today’s turbulent world, perhaps it’s time we emphasize “soft” leadership skills like kindness, compassion and empathy, says Kate Huvane Gamble, who believes sometimes it’s okay to lead with your heart.
Although it encountered resistance at first, University of Colorado’s strategy to release Open Notes to patients has resulted in improved outcomes and increased patient satisfaction, says CMIO CT Lin.