Although telehealth adoption rates are leveling off as healthcare facilities reopen, forward-thinking organizations are just getting started in how they leverage its many offerings, said CIOs John Kravitz and Kathy Ross during a recent discussion.
Testing individuals isn’t enough to stop the spread of Covid-19; it’s going to take centralized programs with interface engines, says Chuck Podesta, who talks about UConn Health’s collaboration with Jackson Labs and Epic.
The biggest problem when it comes to containing the COVID-19 pandemic? “We are giving guidance based on assumptions,” says Dr. Jennifer Dunphy of Regal Medical Group. What happens next, she believes, is critical.
Although healthcare organizations have only begun dipping their toes into the AI space, the early adopters are realizing improvements in patient outcomes and experience, according to a recent KLAS report.
The way we deliver and pay for healthcare is unsustainable, says John Santelli, CIO, UnitedHealth Group. While payers, providers and employers have all contributed to the problem, they’re also key to the solution, he explains.