The role of the chief digital officer isn’t to augment the EHR, but rather, to maximize its use and find ways to leverage emerging technologies to improve the patient experience, said Nick Patel, MD, in this podcast interview.
Although technology has made huge strides since data sharing initiatives were first launched, unanswered questions still remain – particularly around people and processes, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
“We’re realizing we can do a lot outside of these big buildings that cost millions of dollars,” said Nick Patel, CDO at Prisma Health. In this podcast, he talked about the “paradigm shift” happening in healthcare, the enormous potential he sees with remote monitoring, and why he loves disruptors.
One of the most common mistakes organizations make when implementing EHRs is to provide training only at go-live, said Dan Nigrin, MD, CIO at MaineHealth, in a recent interview. “These systems are changing; they’re not static.”
Forget shiny tool syndrome; true digital transformation is about leveraging capabilities to ensure the best possible experience for patients, and to “earn the right” to become their primary care provider, said our panelists during a recent webinar.