No one knows better than healthcare IT leaders how digital health regulations might remove a barrier or disrupt care, which is why it’s more important than ever for CIOs to find their voice – and use it, says Liz Johnson.
One of the key components in creating a digitally enabled organization? Blurring the lines to the point where an external observer could not differentiate the CIO from any other member of the C-Suite, says Ed Marx.
Digital technologies like voice applications offer enormous potential to improve decision-making and drive down costs – if we’re willing to truly embrace them, says Dr. Zafar Chaudry, who discusses his philosophy at Seattle Children’s.
As digital tools continue to influence behaviors and market trends, participatory medicine needs to take center stage, says Sue Schade, sharing what she learned from a memorable presentation at the recent New England HIMSS event.
Although huge strides have been made in putting the consumer at the center of their care, we’re still miles away from a world in which consumers and patients are one and the same, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, who summarizes findings from a recent symposium.