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 many care providers, the peer-to-peer process can be downright painful, says Jonathan Kaufmann, CMIO at Bayhealth. In this piece, he talks about what it will take to improve the conversation – and, subsequently, the care experience.
Simply saying that telehealth is the right thing to do, or that patients demand it, won’t be enough to resist the magnetic force drawing us back to in-person care, says Joe Kvedar, MD. “We need to come up with logical, financially sound reasons for providers to pivot long term.”
“There have been hiccups, unexpected job loss, and wrong choices, but I was able to learn and grow from the experiences.” Renee Broadbent, VP of IT at SOHO Health, reflects on her career and provides advice on how to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
The problem with episodic care? “Clinicians are making a judgement about a patient’s health status based on cross-sectional data, which can be misleading.” Fortunately, it’s no longer the only viable option, according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato.