“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.
Through partnerships with health systems, payers, medical device companies, and academic medical centers, Mayo Clinic Platform_Connect aims to find better ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease, according to John Halamka, MD. How? “By connecting clinical data through a federated, secure architecture.”
Investing heavily in go-live support, laying the right groundwork, and having the right people in place are all critical to the success of a major initiative. But perhaps the most important component, said Jordan Ruch, CTO of RWJBarnabas Health, is the ability to “adapt to, and highly function throughout, periods of transformation.”
Forget the bells and whistles; artificial intelligence should be about “trying to meet people in the trenches with business solutions that solve problems,” said our panelists, who discussed the keys to buy-in with AI and ML, the pitfalls to avoid, and why the people piece is so critical.
In this podcast, Scott MacLean talks about how MedStar is carrying out its post-Covid strategy, the “never-ending battle” to keep systems upgraded and refreshed, and why the digital front door is about so much more than a portal.