Even with something as complex as legacy data archiving, the most challenging aspect comes in communicating and understanding the needs of users, according to our panelists during a recent discussion.
As organizations move toward digital health – and CIOs wrap their heads around concepts as complex as application rationalization – it’s becoming clear that the role is more about relationship management than ever before, according to our panelists.
When it comes to cost-saving initiatives, legacy data archiving doesn’t usually come to mind, but that could soon change. During a recent webinar, IT leaders Dave Lundal and Lorri Page-Santacruz discussed how it has helped transform their organizations.
The old adage that two heads are better than one has never been more applicable than now, says Dr. John Halamka, who talks about the groundbreaking work being done by the Covid-19 Coalition to guide providers and policymakers during the pandemic.
The idea that dumping of all our patients’ data into a magic lake will yield the knowledge we’re all seeking isn’t just ridiculous — it’s dangerous, says Dr. Craig Joseph, who likens it to “pouring crude oil in your car and expecting it to run.”