Technology doesn’t always have to get in the way. In fact, when leveraged appropriately, it can help providers get to know patients on a more personal level and provide a better experience, says Hal Baker, Chief Digital & Information Officer at WellSpan Health.
Although HSS has taken a financial hit during the pandemic, it’s also done some of its most effective work, says CIO Jamie Nelson. In this podcast, she talks about how they’re surging ahead with digital health and looking to promote inclusion.
The ability to provide real-time monitoring of consumers in their home environments can go a long way toward improving healthcare access and quality – as long as the right pieces are in place, according to a KLAS report.
For healthcare IT leaders, it’s not enough just to keep transactional systems working or introduce new digital capabilities if you’re not able to leverage data to make better decisions and achieve insights, says Andy Crowder.
One of the most significant challenges facing healthcare organizations is how to effectively and safely distribute the Covid-19 vaccine. For UCHealth, the answer lies in the patient portal, according to CMIO CT Lin.