Wearables offer enormous potential for improving outcomes, but obstacles exist that can prevent the critical step of integration with the EHR, says CIO Brian Thomas.
If organizations want to reap the benefits of digitized records, they need to start with a solid data architecture and strategy, says Joel Vengco, who talks about his team’s efforts at Baystate Health.
It doesn’t get much more complex than planning an EMR migration and building interfaces while the organization itself goes through major changes, but CIO Kathryn Crous is up to the task.
When it comes to population health, the biggest issue organizations like Fort Drum face is data access, says CIO Corey Zeigler, who talks about what his team is doing to present clinicians with “the most complete picture.”
It wasn’t a vendor solution that helped improve processes at Citizens Memorial, but an initiative that starts with a series of questions, says CIO Denni McColm, who talks about how she works to foster innovation.