When it comes to preferred communication channels, the evolution was a quick one. Physician adoption of mobile health will take longer, but there are interesting parallels, says Dr. Joe Kvedar of Connected Health.
As an IT leader, Michael Marino understands the push to incorporate data into patient care. But as a physician, he’s concerned about the burden it places on those who deliver that care.
Health IT is not a one-size-fits-all industry, and so there’s no need for a one-size-fits-all CIO, says Marc Chasin, who talks about the two types of leaders he believes we’ll see going forward.
The concept may seem to run counter to everything physicians are taught, but if we want to reduce burnout and bring joy back to medicine, it’s time to put patients second, says CMIO CT Lin.
The most important piece of advice CIO Jamie Nelson has for those planning a major implementation? Add more staff than you think might be needed, because the appetite for information will only grow.