There’s a lot we don’t know when it comes to identifying the right techniques to support lasting behavior change. What we do know, says Anupam Goel, MD, is that by continuing to refine health IT using behavior change principles, we may be better positioned to make meaningful improvements.
The organizations who leaders realize that technology is only part of the equation – a small part, in fact – are the ones who will most successfully leverage it, says Kate Gamble, who shares lessons learned from the recent NYC HIMSS event.
As organizations increasingly look to collaborate with outside providers to create a more complete care picture, tools like artificial intelligence and open APIs could play a significant role, says CIO Jennifer D’Angelo.
The more quickly we can sort through data to identify cancers and determine optimal treatment pathways, the better care we can deliver, says CIO Andy Corts, who discusses how his team is carrying out Sarah Cannon’s mission.
With a large organization like Sarah Cannon, the challenge isn’t getting data, but rather, getting it in an unstructured way that enables caregivers to access information when they need it, says CIO Andy Corts.