Failing to take the necessary steps to keep IoMT and IoT devices protected is like making sure your front door is locked and bolted while keeping one of the back windows unlatched, according to John Halamka and Paul Cerrato of Mayo Clinic Platform.
Between the “primitive design” plaguing many EHRs and the high potential for error with patient-entered data, ensuring data quality has become a mountain for healthcare leaders. But with the right approach, there are ways to improve it, according to our speakers.
For CIOs and other leaders, it’s not about trying to solve the nation’s drug crisis, but rather, leveraging technology to control the number of prescriptions being written, and present information to caregivers at the point of care, said a group of experts.
The problem? The amount of connected devices found on most networks is significantly higher than most security leaders estimate, according to our panelists. The solution, therefore, must be actionable and automated.
The key to improving patient care is in changing the narrative, according to Peter Pronovost, Chief Clincal Transformation Officer at University Hosptials. “We need to stop believing that defects are inevitable, and start believing they’re preventable.”