Although there are some notable obstacles, researchers believe a “comprehensive approach” that combines digital tools with genomic sequencing can potentially reinvent the way medicine is practiced, according to John Halamka, MD, and Paul Cerrato of Mayo Clinic Platform.
Sometimes the best way to ensure that an EHR system is being utilized effectively – and bringing value to the organization – is to bring in the SWAT teams, says CIO Patrick Anderson.
When the ultimate goal is to leverage research data to provide precise care pathways for each patient, it puts a lot of pressure on IT’s shoulders, says CIO Patrick Anderson, who talks about his team’s infrastructure overhaul.
With a large organization like Sarah Cannon, the challenge isn’t getting data, but rather, getting it in an unstructured way that enables caregivers to access information when they need it, says CIO Andy Corts.
Digital health is no longer the future – it’s the present, says Dr. John Halamka, who talks about a groundbreaking collaboration that focuses on leveraging patient-generated data and aligning incentives for wellness.