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.
In an effort to create a “better understanding of the fundamentals” of healthcare, as well as its inner workings, Dirk Stanley, MD, has put together a “tour.” In second of a two-part series, he walks readers through the clinical enterprise areas.
Healthcare has been around for a long time, and yet, there’s no suitable introduction to the field, says Dr. Dirk Stanley, who has taken up the task. In first of a two-part series, he provides a tour of the administrative, academic/educational and research areas.
Providing a better consumer experience can’t happen until leaders are able to break down barriers such as connectivity, says CMIO Patrick Woodard in this podcast. “We have to think about it from the lowest common denominator.”
Without understanding the two most important steps – project intake and project management – it can be extremely difficult to drive change, particularly in the clinical setting, according to Dirk Stanley, MD, CMIO at UConn Health.