The decision MaineHealth made several years ago to become a system – and create a central decision-making body – made a significant difference during Covid, says CIO Dan Nigrin. “It allowed us to be more nimble and deploy solutions more efficiently.”
When it comes to digital engagement, the objective is to make access to care easier, no matter which method consumers use, said Pamela Landis in this podcast interview. “The doorway they come in shouldn’t matter.”
“We can’t be casual about it anymore.” In this podcast, Rick Evans, CXO at NewYork-Presbyterian talks about how his team is working to reduce care disparities, remove racial bias from protocols, and leverage data to better understand patients.
The dramatic spike in virtual visits and remote work helped push digital technology to the forefront in healthcare. Now, it’s time for leaders to “take the reins” and leverage those capabilities, said Joel Vengco and Jacki Monson during a recent discussion.
The problem isn’t that artificial intelligence is advancing quickly; it’s that AI is moving faster than regulatory frameworks, and may be worsening systemic issues, said Dr. John Halamka, who addressed this and other critical topics during the quarterly HIT Policy Update.