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.
When disaster strikes, certain projects are going to be put on the backburner. But the initiatives that will help organizations achieve their ultimate vision must stay on track, says Geisinger CIO John Kravitz, who talks about his team’s extraordinary efforts.
In the behavioral health space, where the no-show rate for visitors has long been a challenge, telemedicine offers a level of convenience that could be a game-changer, says CIO Kevin Wiese. “Time will tell as we look at the data.”
“Before you deliver the tool to your end user, you need to be sure you understand your end user,” says CT Lin, MD, CMIO at UCHealth. In this piece, he talks about his team is working to accomplish this by leveraging EHR Sprints.
As IT strategies are revisited and budgets reallocated, it’s becoming clear how important a stable telehealth environment and a solid analytics platform are to an organization’s viability, according to our panelists in a recent webinar.