When lives are put in danger and treatment is denied due to the lack of a unified patient identification, it’s time for action, says Liz Johnson, who talks about the progress that has been made, and what still needs to happen.
If leaders only address the technology component – or the human component – without successfully marrying the two, patient matching will remain a pipe dream, according to CIOs Michael Martz and Albert Oriol.
Although they offers great potential in terms of streamlining workflow and improving the patient experience, IoMT devices also present a new list of concerns, according to our panelists, who discussed the challenges in securing network-connected devices and offered best practices.
When it isn’t feasible to purchase new biomedical devices – and much of the time, it isn’t – healthcare IT and security leaders need to find more creative ways to secure data, according to Theresa Meadows and Will Long, who discussed the topic during a recent webinar.
Being able to overcome not just one, but multiple vetoes, takes more than persistence; it takes grit, says CMIO CT Lin, who talks about how his team is working to increase transparency and “speed up the delivery of immediately valuable results.”