The CDO role may differ from organization to the next in terms of structure, but the overall objective is the same: to bring together critical areas like IT, research informatics, and AI under one vertical and help drive transformation, says Mark Hulse.
Will the presence of large cloud tech vendors – along with the barrage of digital apps focused on improving clinician efficiency – spell doom for EHRs? It could, unless vendors are willing to shift in a different direction, says Mike Davis, citing information from a Forbes article.
Discovering evidence within the data doesn’t have much of an impact unless it can influence decision-making at the point of care, said Mark Hulse. In this podcast, he talks about how City of Hope is leveraging information to provide real-time guidance.
The role of the chief digital officer isn’t to augment the EHR, but rather, to maximize its use and find ways to leverage emerging technologies to improve the patient experience, said Nick Patel, MD, in this podcast interview.
“We’re realizing we can do a lot outside of these big buildings that cost millions of dollars,” said Nick Patel, CDO at Prisma Health. In this podcast, he talked about the “paradigm shift” happening in healthcare, the enormous potential he sees with remote monitoring, and why he loves disruptors.