“No one sits you down and teaches you how to look at data,” said Linda Stevenson, CIO at Fisher-Titus. In a recent interview, she spoke about the need for ongoing training, the “cybersecurity by committee” approach her team is taking, the challenges facing rural healthcare leaders, and how her yoga training has paid off.
The proliferation of patient-facing digital tools has done wonders for engagement, but without the right integration and governance structures in place, “it becomes like a bowl of spaghetti,” said our panelists during a recent discussion.
From remote monitoring to telehealth consults, virtual nursing innovations are poised to revolutionize how patients connect to quality nursing expertise, said Joey Meneses, CTO at Akron Children’s Hospital. In this piece, he discussed technologies that allow nurses to “monitor, assess, educate, and engage patients anytime, anywhere.”
Addressing health inequities is going to require systemic changes in national policies. In the meantime, however, “there are measures that clinicians and technologists can implement that will have an impact,” according to John Halamka, MD, who discusses how Mayo Clinic is working to create AI platforms and algorithms to change outcomes.
“While technical expertise is crucial, soft skills are equally vital for a successful CISO,” according to Dennis Leber. In the first of this two-part series, he breaks down the key role security players play in “safeguarding critical assets while spearheading innovation and growth.”