For CMIOs, managing change requests can be one of the most difficult aspects of the job, according to Bill Manard and David Allard. But for those who are able to master the art of diffusing tension, it can make big strides toward improving usability.
It’s no longer a “snapshot” world. Through the rapid advancement of wearables and IoT, providers now have access to “constant monitoring,” which offers benefits in providing a more accurate care picture, but also comes with challenges.
As telehealth crosses the threshold from ‘toy’ to tool, it’s imperative that healthcare organizations offer clinicians education and certification that is rigorous, research-based, and steeped in collective experiences, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar.
It doesn’t get more complex than using an outdoor stadium (in the dead of winter) to administer a vaccine, but UCHealth’s trial run was a success, says CT Lin, MD, who talks about what his team learned, and what he hopes to see going forward.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that telemedicine is a viable – and sometimes even a preferred – option for providing patient care. Its continued success, however, is going to require some work, says CIO Michael Saad.