The Interoperability Rule, which was created to help consumers access their data in a way that’s both convenient and actionable, is “great from a patient perspective,” said our panelists during a recent webinar. For leaders, however, it opens up an enormous can of worms.
Although there are myriad challenges with incorporating tools like machine learning into care environment, the upside is simply too promising to pass up, said John Halamka, MD, during a healthcare IT policy discussion. “There’s a perfect storm happening.”
One of the most important pieces in building and maintaining a successful digital platform? Viewing not as a technology project, but as a “business and clinical transformation story,” said panelists Joel Vengco, Rob Bart, and Scott Andrews during a recent discussion.
Innovating with intent and focusing first on user experience are two of the key components in creating and sustaining a solid digital strategy, according to Michael Saad, CIO at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. In this piece, he shares his experience.
“Those are eye-opening conversations when people start to understand their consumption and hear the message that IT isn’t free,” said CIO Chris Akeroyd. In this podcast, he talks about how his team is improving the digital experience and the importance of strategic alignment.