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.
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.
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.
With a growing aging population, it’s becoming increasingly critical to leverage innovative technologies that can more effectively predict longevity and address the unique challenges these patients face, says Dr. Joe Kvedar.
The bad news? EHR vendors have come under fire for failing to facilitate data sharing. The good news? They can go from perceived villain to hero by following these steps, says former CIO Bill Russell.