As healthcare enters “the digital revolution,” perhaps the greatest challenge for leaders is balancing the need for data access with the need for security, says Pamela McNutt, CIO at Methodist Health System.
If healthcare is to move forward, leaders need to accept that what has been historically built is no longer what’s going to serve consumers, says Craig Richardville.
Sometimes it’s not the data providers can see that helps improve care delivery, but the data they can’t see, says ConcertoHealth CIO Sampath Narayanan, who talks about his team’s strategy.
Clinical decision support tools are demonstrating ROI, clinical outcomes, and cost reduction related to sepsis, according to a recent KLAS report, which predicts an upswing for these products in years to come.
As an IT leader, Michael Marino understands the push to incorporate data into patient care. But as a physician, he’s concerned about the burden it places on those who deliver that care.