In an effort to create a “better understanding of the fundamentals” of healthcare, as well as its inner workings, Dirk Stanley, MD, has put together a “tour.” In second of a two-part series, he walks readers through the clinical enterprise areas.
The key to transitioning several “independent, proud organizations” to a single platform? “Building a concept of shared governance,” said CIO Tanya Townsend, who talked about LCMC Health’s journey during a recent podcast.
Digital health isn’t just an IT strategy; it’s a way for healthcare organizations to deliver the experience consumers want, says John Henderson, CIO at CHOC Children’s, who explains how his team hopes to achieve that.
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.