For Yale-New Haven Health, one of the key components in being able to successfully launch a hospital-at-home initiative was maintaining “the simple connectivity and continuity of the medical record,” said Lisa Stump, SVP and Chief Information and Digital Transformation Officer, in a recent podcast interview.
By enabling those who use systems to make decisions on the build, organizations can achieve better efficiencies while also improving long-term adoption, said Stacey Johnson, MD, Chief Applications Officer at Baptist Health. “That’s good change management.”
The biggest lesson learned during the Covid-19 pandemic? Being able to move quickly, said Dustin Hufford, CIO at Cooper University Health Care, in this interview. “That’s what we’re trying to harness. How do we get to that level of focus and attention?”
Although archiving data can play a critical role in helping to recoup losses stemming from Covid-19, the real value comes in “decommissioning applications and getting them out of your portfolio,” said our panelists during a recent webinar.
Sometimes the most powerful force in propelling an organization forward is need, said CIO Robert Eardley in a podcast interview. For University Hospitals, Covid-19 highlighted the need for a centralized data source.