One of the many advantages of being a data-driven culture? The ability to leverage analytics to identify needs and prioritize investments to figure out “what meets needs and what doesn’t,” said CIO Jackie Rice in this podcast.
Part of becoming a data-driven organization is ensuring that analytics partners with other departments – including business, clinical, and informatics – to address key challenges, says Patrick McGill, MD, who talks about his strategy as Chief Analytics Officer.
When it comes to social determinants of health, capturing data is important, but it’s merely one step, says Patrick McGill, MD. It’s also about leveraging that data to understand why gaps exist, and partnering with others to help close them.
Although tech-focused organizations have traditionally relied on a pipeline approach to driving innovation, data suggest that a platform approach may be more effective, particularly when it comes to patient care, according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato.
For CISOs, the ability to make a strong business case is becoming critical – especially when it means transitioning to a new strategy. “You need good data points and good rationale,” said Ron Mehring.