“Nurses and doctors didn’t go to school to become data entry technicians; and yet, a lot times, that’s what we feel like we’re doing,” said Gregg Nicandri, MD. In this interview, he talks about how URMC is leveraging technology to offload some of the burden, and shares his thoughts on the evolving CMIO role and what it takes to successfully drive change.
In this interview, BJ Moore, CIO and EVP of Real Estate Strategy Operations at Providence, talks about the concerns he has with large-language models (and the hype surrounding it), his team’s 4-year journey to a single instance of Epic, and the assumptions that outsiders often make about healthcare.
Outside threats may grab the headlines, but attacks that come from within an organization pose perhaps the greatest risk, because “they already have a foot in the door,” said our panelists during a panel on mitigating inside threats. “It’s the insiders you have to be ready for.”
The more freely patient data flows outside of the traditional confines, the more opportunities for electronic protected health information to leak out, said CIO Rich Temple, who spoke on a panel with James Case and David Ting. “We have to make sure we stay on top of that.”
“We can’t continue to do what we’ve done in the past and expect to survive,” said Terri Couts, CDO at Guthrie Clinic. In this interview, she talks about the virtual command center designed to centralize key functions, increase efficiencies, and ease the burden on nurses – and the “revamp” that’s helping them get there.