Cybersecurity breaches, information blocking rules, clinician burnout — there’s no shortage of areas that need attention from an advocacy standpoint. During a session at CHIME23, a panel of plugged-in leaders share insights on where the biggest hurdles exist, and what they’re doing to overcome them.
“We had to turn on dime, and we did.” Nearly four years after the start of Covid, a group of veteran CIOs gathered at the NJ/DVHIMSS Fall Conference to share insights on how they managed the challenges stemming from the pandemic, how they’re embracing AI and other tools, and how leadership roles have evolved.
The impact that large language models have had both on the medical community and IT developers is undeniable. But are they being trained with the relevant data and the right kind of self-supervision? These are questions that need to be asked, according to Mayo Clinic Platform researchers.
From remote monitoring to telehealth consults, virtual nursing innovations are poised to revolutionize how patients connect to quality nursing expertise, said Joey Meneses, CTO at Akron Children’s Hospital. In this piece, he discussed technologies that allow nurses to “monitor, assess, educate, and engage patients anytime, anywhere.”
Allowing stakeholders to access data while protecting patient rights remains a significant challenge. But there is a potential solution, according to Mayo Clinic Platform researchers, who describe a “federated approach” in which data are stored in encrypted containers.