The most valuable tool for clinicians is one that goes beyond simply providing information and delivers actionable data that can guide in decision-making, says Adam Glasofer, MD, Chief Innovation Officer at Virtua Health.
When Covid-19 hit, healthcare IT leaders were tested like never before. But for those who had the right pieces in place – and the right people managing those pieces – it was an opportunity to shine, said our CIO panelists in a recent webinar.
If you want to survive a disaster – particularly one in which both patients and employees are homebound – you need to view your organization “as a tech company,” says Craig Richardville, and that means being “fast and efficient.”
Although many technologies end up fizzling after a hot start, “within those flameouts are nuggets that stay with us and ultimately change the way we work, live, and interact,” says Tom Andriola, Vice Chancellor of Information, Technology and Data at UC Irvine.
The “silver lining” of the Covid-19 pandemic? It has pushed digital health to the forefront, sparked a level of innovation many organizations didn’t know they had, and demonstrated the value of strong vendor partnerships, according to our panelists.